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Unformatted text preview: become a great physicist. In addition to his math problems, he was the despair of his physics teacher. His experiments never worked. The other students could produce vacuums when they had to. Nature abhorred Mervyns vacuums. Mervyns experiments were always unique. They inevitably proved that some basic law of nature no longer existed. Mervyn finally realized that he did not have it in him to become a great physicist. He changed his major to English. He believes that he can write the Great American Novel. At least he thinks he might learn to spell better. Adapted from an exercise developed by Jodi Naas/City College of San Francisco Mervyns Major from Texts and Contexts 6 th edition by Robinson and Tucker p. 131....
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