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Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Get Off To An Auspicious Start, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Dragged Into The Past: A Major Motif In Munro's 'Walker Brothers Cowboy', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Dragged Into The Past: A Major Motif In Munro's 'Walker Brothers Cowboy', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Alice Munro's "Walker Brothers Cowboy" (The Norton Anthology of World Literature. Ed. Sarah Lawall. NY: Norton, 2002) is bracketed by similar images that establish the futility of trying to stop time. At the beginning of story, in order to explain to the narrator how the glaciers formed the Great Lakes, the father "shows me his hand with his spread fingers pressing the rock-hard ground where we are sitting. His fingers hardly make any impression at all ... " (3012); at the conclusion as Ben Jordan, the father, and his children prepare to return home from their odyssey, Nora Cronin touches the ...


Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Location, Location, Location, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Understanding The Method Of Narration In The 'The Open Book', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Understanding The Method Of Narration In The 'The Open Book', Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Modeling The Writing Assignment On Literature, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

Modeling The Writing Assignment On Literature, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

Charlie has been teaching his junior-level American Lit Survey II for 36 years, but last summer after reflecting on the course with Hal, he decided to try a new way of teaching students to write. He set up critical writing communities in his class and then he created one for himself in order to model a particular writing skill.


A Rosey Response To Fick And Gold, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Jan 2012

A Rosey Response To Fick And Gold, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

No abstract provided.


Munro's Walker Brothers Cowboy, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe Nov 2011

Munro's Walker Brothers Cowboy, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe

Hal Blythe

The article presents an exploration of the theme of individual fate as seen in Alice Munro's short story "Walker Brothers Cowboy." The author presents an analysis of the theme throughout the book, particularly highlighting the personification of the Greek mythical figures of the three Fates and Tykhe in characters surrounding the protagonist Ben Jordan.


Farmstead, Chelsea Reynolds Dec 2007

Farmstead, Chelsea Reynolds

Sketch

No abstract provided.


Expressions Of The Calabrian Diaspora In Calabrian Australian Writing, Gaetano Rando Dec 2007

Expressions Of The Calabrian Diaspora In Calabrian Australian Writing, Gaetano Rando

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This chapter is an exhaustive study of literary works, memoirs, theatre and film produced by first and second generation Calabrian Australians.


Italian Australian Studies: A (Post)Colonial Perspective, Gerry Turcotte, Gaetano Rando Dec 2007

Italian Australian Studies: A (Post)Colonial Perspective, Gerry Turcotte, Gaetano Rando

Faculty of Arts - Papers (Archive)

This chapter introduces the volume and discusses related theoretical issues. This volume seeks to map an understanding of the Italian experience onto the broader picture of diasporic stories, though with an anchor in the Australian-Italian experience. It brings together key essays and testimonials that frame a picture of Italy’s rich legacy at “home”, in Europe more widely, and in the (post)colonial sphere, with a particular emphasis on the Australian experience. The essays collected here focus on the way an Italian Australian story has emerged and evolved in its own unique way. In some respects it might be possible ...


Origin Of Human Consciousness, Milan Meszaros Dec 2007

Origin Of Human Consciousness, Milan Meszaros

Milan Meszaros physicist

There are certain conditions regarding the expansion of man’s existence on Earth, but these are not identical to those conditions regarding man’s existence itself. Thus in the violating the symmetry of the fundamental processes of consciousness, man’s intellectual development can become multi-dimensional.

Our conscious functioning with its non-Earth lifebase gives rise to the following questions: how and why did our consciousness come to be on Earth? Where did we originate from?

The search of solution is recommendable to all those who are interested in a scientific, high level, responsible approach to the experiments and solutions concerning the ...


Aristotle's Analytic Tools, Mary Mulhern Dec 2007

Aristotle's Analytic Tools, Mary Mulhern

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter

Aristotle developed analytic tools to deal with conceptual difficulties that were important in his time. Some of these tools are his explicit analysis of homonymy, his eightfold classification of subjects and predicates and its elaboration into the predicaments and predicables, his syntactical analysis of ordinary language sentences, and his construction of a formal language for deductive and demonstrative syllogistic. Some of these conceptual difficulties are traceable to theories of Ideas, in which definitory predicates were not distinguished from non-definitory ones, as for instance in Hypothesis V of the Parmenides, where it is argued that the (non-existent) one is not equal ...


Studying Mathematics For The Sake Of The Good, Andrew Payne Dec 2007

Studying Mathematics For The Sake Of The Good, Andrew Payne

The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter

In the Republic, Socrates describes the good as the end of all human action: “Every soul pursues the good and does what it does for its sake. It divines that the good is something but it is perplexed and cannot adequately grasp what it is or acquire the sort of stable beliefs it has about other things, and so it misses the benefits, if any, that even those other things may give.” I wish to examine how humans act for the sake of the good in the sections of the Republic following this passage. Human action is oriented toward the ...


Digital Germany: Virtual Archives, Powerful Portals, Wise Wikis, Richard Hacken Dec 2007

Digital Germany: Virtual Archives, Powerful Portals, Wise Wikis, Richard Hacken

Faculty Publications

Presented in the Winter 2006-2007 issue of the Global Resources Newsletter, the German-North American Resources Partnership issue. Online portals and digital gateways into focused subject and area studies are both boons and blessings. For German Studies but even more extensively, for all disciplines relevant to the German-North American Resources Partnership this past year has seen explosive growth in the preparation, expansion, proofing, and proclamation of virtual libraries, scholarly digital projects, and multidisciplinary portals. German digital scholarship has reached a maturity that calls for the types of systematic registry and centralized access that are vital to researchers from Aachen to Zzyzx.


On The Translation Of 关键先生, Gang Zhao Dec 2007

On The Translation Of 关键先生, Gang Zhao

Gang Zhao

No abstract provided.


On The Internationalization Of Translation Studies In China---An Investigation Of Chinese Scholars Publishing In International Journals Of Translation Studies, Gang Zhao Dec 2007

On The Internationalization Of Translation Studies In China---An Investigation Of Chinese Scholars Publishing In International Journals Of Translation Studies, Gang Zhao

Gang Zhao

No abstract provided.


평신도사역자 훈련 프로그램 개발: 부산 연산중앙교회를 중심으로, Il Guk Kim 김일국 Dec 2007

평신도사역자 훈련 프로그램 개발: 부산 연산중앙교회를 중심으로, Il Guk Kim 김일국

Korean Doctor of Ministry Projects / 한인 목회학 박사 졸업 논문

No abstract provided.


The Biblical Foundation Of James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues", James Tackach Dec 2007

The Biblical Foundation Of James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues", James Tackach

Arts & Sciences Faculty Publications

This article focuses on the critical analysis of two main biblical texts that form the foundation of Baldwin’s "Sonny's Bules": the Cain and Abel story from the Book of Genesis and the parable of the Prodigal Son from Luke’s gospel.


Alle Sagten "Bravo" Peter Altenbergs Erstlingswerk "Wie Ich Es Sehe", Leo A. Lensing Dec 2007

Alle Sagten "Bravo" Peter Altenbergs Erstlingswerk "Wie Ich Es Sehe", Leo A. Lensing

Division I Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Degrees Conferred Annual Report (2006/07), University Of Maine System Dec 2007

Degrees Conferred Annual Report (2006/07), University Of Maine System

General University of Maine Publications

This report provided a statistical history of degrees conferred by the University of Maine System. The data used in the history is based on the IPEDS reports on completions


Interview No. 1389, Felipe César Chan-Noh Dec 2007

Interview No. 1389, Felipe César Chan-Noh

Combined Interviews

Mr. Chan-noh briefly recalls his childhood and the financial difficulties he and his family endured; he married at the age of seventeen; when he was eighteen years old he enlisted in the Mexican military; he heard about the bracero program while in the military; he went through the hiring process several years later; he recalls the entire process, including that he recruited forty to fifty men from his hometown to join the bracero program; in addition, he mentions going through the processing center in Empalme, Sonora, México; he recalls that one of the requirements for the braceros was to have ...


Interview No. 1390, Antonio Cisneros Piña Dec 2007

Interview No. 1390, Antonio Cisneros Piña

Combined Interviews

Mr. Cisneros speaks of the obstacles he and his family faced working in the fields of México; in 1955, he married, and two years later, he had his first daughter; soon after his wife became very ill, which prompted him to enlist in the bracero program in 1958; he discusses waiting to get on the list of available workers before traveling by train and bus to get to the contracting center in Empalme, Sonora, México; in addition, he describes the difficulties he underwent while waiting there, including becoming sick from the heat; the resulting fever kept him from passing the ...


Interview No. 1392, Alma Delia Fraile Barozio Dec 2007

Interview No. 1392, Alma Delia Fraile Barozio

Combined Interviews

Ms. Fraile talks about her family and her life growing up; her grandfather and uncles served in the bracero program, but she was too young to remember any details; by the time she was eighteen years old, she was involved with the Confederación Nacional Campesina (CNC) and their fight for equal land rights for women on ejidos; at the time, she was also studying for a career in social work; in time, she married and had two children; she and her husband were political activists involved in various social causes and cooperative projects; some time later, she began working in ...


Interview No. 1584, Ventura Gutierrez Dec 2007

Interview No. 1584, Ventura Gutierrez

Combined Interviews

Mr. Gutiérrez briefly recalls his childhood and the neighborhood he grew up in; he recalls accidently setting his home on fire while playing cowboys and Indians; they lost all of their belongings in the fire and as a result they moved to a Mexican barrio; he discusses the Chicano Movement and organizations such as MEChA, UMAS, the Partido de la Raza Unida, MAPA and the U.F.W.; he briefly discusses his time in the military; in 1972, Mr. Gutiérrez married; Mr. Gutiérrez worked as a teacher’s aid at Coachella Valley High School (1976-77) and obtained his elementary teaching ...


Rankin, Frank Gilbert, Jr., 1906-1994 (Mss 176), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Rankin, Frank Gilbert, Jr., 1906-1994 (Mss 176), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 176. Copies of Civil War remembrances of John S. Jackman and John M. Porter. Also, copies of materials related to other Civil War activities and to service in the Orphan Brigade and in Morgan's Cavalry.


Interview No. 1397, Priciliano Suarez Dec 2007

Interview No. 1397, Priciliano Suarez

Combined Interviews

Mr. Suarez talks about is hometown and working in agriculture on his father’s land; he briefly recalls his family and childhood; he remembers hearing stories about his father working in the United States, which made him want to do the same; in 1953 Mr. Suarez married at the age of seventeen; he and his wife had three children; in 1959 he went through the hiring process to become a bracero; as part of the process, he was medically examined, vaccinated, and deloused; in addition he mentions going through the center in Empalme Sonora, Mexico; from there Mr. Suarez was ...


The Penn Discourse Treebank 2.0 Annotation Manual, Rashmi Prasad, Eleni Miltsakaki, Nikhil Dinesh, Alan Lee, Aravind Joshi, Livio Robaldo, Bonnie L. Webber Dec 2007

The Penn Discourse Treebank 2.0 Annotation Manual, Rashmi Prasad, Eleni Miltsakaki, Nikhil Dinesh, Alan Lee, Aravind Joshi, Livio Robaldo, Bonnie L. Webber

IRCS Technical Reports Series

This report contains the guidelines for the annotation of discourse relations in the Penn Discourse Treebank (http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~pdtb), PDTB. Discourse relations in the PDTB are annotated in a bottom up fashion, and capture both lexically realized relations as well as implicit relations. Guidelines in this report are provided for all aspects of the annotation, including annotation explicit discourse connectives, implicit relations, arguments of relations, senses of relations, and the attribution of relations and their arguments. The report also provides descriptions of the annotation format representation.


Grand Valley Forum, Volume 032, Number 21, December 17, 2007, Grand Valley State University Dec 2007

Grand Valley Forum, Volume 032, Number 21, December 17, 2007, Grand Valley State University

2007-2008, Volume 32

Grand Valley Forum is Grand Valley State's faculty and staff newsletter, published from 1976 to the present.


Tinsley, Warren Landrum, 1922-1987 (Sc 1549), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Tinsley, Warren Landrum, 1922-1987 (Sc 1549), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid and full text (click on "Additional Files") for Manuscripts Small Collection 1549. A typescripted reminiscence about Warren Landrum Tinsley's World War II experiences in the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, a typescript of a diary kept during his military service , and a typescripted reminiscence about his early church experiences in Logan County, Kentucky.


Smith, Edward J. (Sc 1550), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Smith, Edward J. (Sc 1550), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1550. Graduate Western Kentucky University geography paper by Edward J. Smith in which he examines the history of the buildings in the 100 block of Main Street and the 800 block of Adams Street in Bowling Green, Kentucky.