Author Archives: Kove

Immortality through Regeneration

Through the years, the field of biotechnology focused more on the engineering side, such as the mechanics and functions of machines like MRIs and CAT scanners. Recently though, the field has exploded as it fused with the study of genetics. … Continue reading

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The Socially Constructed Prison (Revised)

Art has long been a means to present a social commentary to the masses, and Büchner’s masterpiece “Leonce and Lena” seamlessly melds very important social issues into a comedic story. Büchner’s focus is to critique the monarchy through Leonce, a … Continue reading

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Dr. Lawrence

Thank you for the presentation on stem cells. It’s incredible how much power is held in these little cells and the possibilities just seem endless with regards to their use. Your study on plant decomposition also really interested me, especially … Continue reading

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Dr. Goldfarb

Thank you for the amazing presentation. It amazes me how advanced the prostheses are and how much they can do for the person. The subject hits very close to home for me because my grandfather has been fully paralyzed for … Continue reading

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The Socially Constructed Prison: Repetition in Büchner’s “Leonce and Lena”

Art has long been a means to present a social commentary to the masses, and Büchner’s masterpiece “Leonce and Lena” seamlessly melds very important social issues into a comedic story. Büchner’s focus is to critique the monarchy through Leonce, a dramatic … Continue reading

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Angelic Assistance: The Blessed Lives of Katie and vom Strahl in Kleist’s “Ordeal by Fire”

Religious allusions are among the most powerful literary devices due to the long reach of biblical stories across the world. Kleist takes full advantage of this widespread knowledge of biblical references in his play “Ordeal by Fire”. He focuses these … Continue reading

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Uncanny Through Laughter

Charlie Chaplin’s use of humor only adds to the unease caused by the idea that man can become machine in his movie “Modern Times”.

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Looking Through the Glass

Coppola’s spyglass facilitates a dynamic shift in Nathaneil’s mental stability by blurring the line between the real and the fantastic and leads to his eventual destruction.

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From Trivial to Terrific: Artificiality in Human Life

At the most basic level, humans are simply animals. Food, water, and shelter are the only true primal needs. And yet technology continues to develop, becoming grander and more powerful in scope and ability every day. The human race has … Continue reading

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