Aspirate- pronounce with an exhalation of breath
Deference- humble submission and respect
Fixity- the state of being permanent
Gyration- to move in a circle or spiral
Knell- the sound of a bell
Laudable- deserving praise and commenda
It was a cold December night in Yakutsu. An old woman was walking down the street
shivering it was -45 Celsius. She was on her way to her friends 100th birthday. Edna was
excited for this night of entertainment; her friend Bernice plan
Dialogue Short Story:
Guys stop! What are you doing?
We are doing our assignment.
Well stop! Its annoying
Stop being such a grumpy kid. Life isnt about being mean. You have to do stuff for other
God I just want to sit in a circle and be all peacef
For the Pretzels:
1 cup milk
1 package active dry yeast
3 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for kneading
10 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for greasing
1 teaspoon fine salt
1/3 cup baking soda
Sugarcane for bioenergy production: an assessment of yield and regulation
of sucrose content (http:/www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/123294315/abstract?
In this article plant scientists are working and researchin
Wave energy accumulation and tropical cyclone genesis
Summary: When easterly waves interact with the background flow there is a reduction
in the longitudinal and vertical sc
Geothermal energy stuck between a rock and a hot place
Summary: In this article, Domenico Giardini discusses the potential risks of geothermal
energy. The most significant and in
2005 #4 ANWR
a) The United States would have 500 days worth of oil resources from the ANWR
b) Two characteristics of artic tundra that make it fragile are slow growth and
shallow thin soils. Slow growth makes it susceptib
April 12, 2010
Red with bloodshed (Political Participation and Legitimacy: Thai Government)
On April 10th the shaky government and red shirted protesters fueled the
worst political violence since May 1992. This tragic ev
Chapter 17 Terms
Atmosphere- thin layer of gases that surrounds our Earth
Troposphere- blankets the Earths surface and provides organisms the air they need to
live; the bottom most layer
Stratosphere- much drier and less dense, but similar to
Chapter 18 Terms
Global climate change- changes in Earths climate involving temperature and storm
Greenhouse gases- gases that absorb infrared radiation from Earths surface
Greenhouse effect- warming of the troposphere
Civic culture- culture characterized by trust, legitimacy, and limited involvement, which some
theorists believe is most conducive to democracy
Civil society- the web of membership in social and political groups that some analysts believe is
needed to sus
The Life of Poetry
1. What were your first thoughts about chapter one?
2. Find and respond to a passage in the text that you think the author finds important
3. What is the text saying?
After completing the first chapter of The Life of Poetry I was a litt
September 2, 2010
My Writing Process
The way I approach a paper is very inconsistent, but the steps are
almost always the same. I am a fairly organized person, but I sometimes
leave assignments to the last minute and others
The Coarse of World War II
Hitler stunned Europe with the speed and efficiency of the German attack
Germany and the Soviet Union officially divided Poland between them
Hitlers hopes to avoid war with the West were dashed when France and Great
The Turning Point
The entry of the Us into the war created a coalition that defeated the Axis powers
The allies agreed to fight until the Axis powers surrendered unconditionally
Defeat was far from Hitlers mind at the beginning of 1942
The Nazi New Order
After German victories in Europe Nazi propagandists painted glowing images of a
new European order based on equal chances for all nations
The Nazi empire stretched across the continental Europe from the English
Channel in th
The Home Front
Economic mobilization was more extensive
The home fronts of the major western countries varied considerably
The Soviets initial defeats led to drastic emergency mobilization measures
Stalin called the widespread military, indust
The young boys are dying of deprivation
The war has little food to offer
But much sorrow to provide
They are forced to steal rations
The lack of nourishment is a serious issue
They fight hard all day
And come back to very little
Aftermath: The Emergence of the Cold War
Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill met in Tehran the capital of Iran to decide the
future coarse of the war
The western powers had earlier believed that the Soviets were in a weak position
Stalin was still
After reading a few of Walt Whitmans poems I thought they were a little confusing. He
tends to talk about he is a proud man after reading song of myself when he opens with I
celebrate in all capitals myself and sing myself.
Some themes that I got from Whi
1. Who do you imagine our audience to be?
2. With that audience in mind, what hosting site?
3. What should our blog be named?
I imagine our audience to be people who enjoy reading interpretations about poetry from
students. In my opinion, I do not believe
3 October 2010
Research is defined as a systematic investigation into and study of materials and
sources in order to establish facts and reach new conclusions. In my opinion, to
successfully obtain quality
Responding to Nowak- Explaining Concepts
What is poetry? The Oxford English Dictionary defines poetry as a composition
in verse or some comparable patterned arrangement of language in which the expression
of feelings and ideas is given intensi
The questions that I have:
Any topic is allowed?
What relation does it have to have to the class in specific?
What kind of lens? My philosophical view or authors?
In my opinion, you cannot use philosophy to discuss literature.
If the Somers-Willet essay is a writing model, what do you learn from it?
After reading The Cultural Politics of Slam Poetry by Somers-Willet I learned a few new
techniques to assist my writing. First of all, it i
17 October 2010
Hughes efforts to create poetry that truly evoked the spirit of Black America
involved a resolution of conflicts centering around the problem identity (Smith 358).
James Mercer Lang
My first impression on your paper was it has good concrete details that are backed up by
thorough analysis. I also thought it was rather clear and I did not stumble or get confused
on my first read. I believe th
My first impression on your paper was there are very good points, but I think that you can
expand on these ideas. Due to the fact, that this is only a section of your essay, I am not
sure what the introduction a
Is Sunday Morning a war poem?
In my opinion, I think Wallaces Sunday Morning is a war poem because it is in our
lesson of war poetry. In this poem Wallace seems to point out atrocities of war and I
think that makes it a war poem. I am no professional and