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Star-Crossed Lovers: Fate in Buchner’s Leonce and Lena (Revised)

A bizarre fiction of power and obedience; a ludicrous tale of politics and love. Georg Buchner’s Leonce and Lena depicts a tale of two royal youths, determined to flee the futures that have been laid out for them by their … Continue reading Continue reading

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Is Frankenstein’s Monster human?

I would say that Frankenstein’s monster most certainly isn’t human. While some may argue against this because the monster is made up of human parts, it is important to remember that just because a being has human parts does not … Continue reading Continue reading

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Modern Times

Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times”, an entertainment piece at the surface, also serves as a political commentary criticizing the flourishing industrialization and commoditization of big-business America, which has developed at the expen… Continue reading

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Thank you!

Thank you Dr. Lawrence for coming in to speak with us about stem-cells. I really enjoyed your presentation, and it proved to be very helpful for contributing to my understanding of the concept. I learned many things about stem-cells and … Continue reading Continue reading

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“The Sandman” Thesis Statement

The status of Nathaniel’s being in E.T.A. Hoffman’s “The Sandman” is an issue that is never clarified in the sci-fi tale. While the reader initially assumes that Nathaniel is human, various small plot-points within the novel— such as Coppelius dislocating … Continue reading Continue reading

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How Artificial Are We?

How Artificial Are We? Over the last several decades, the human race has made extreme strides technologically. First world countries such as the United States, China, and Japan have developed various technologies that have changed the way humans deal with … Continue reading Continue reading

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Star-Crossed Lovers: Fate in Buchner’s Leonce and Lena

A bizarre fiction of power and obedience; a ludicrous tale of politics and love. Georg Buchner’s Leonce and Lena depicts a tale of two royals, determined to flee the futures that have been laid out for them by their handlers, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Star-Crossed Lovers: Fate in Buchner’s Leonce and Lena

A bizarre fiction of power and obedience; a ludicrous tale of politics and love. Georg Buchner’s Leonce and Lena depicts a tale of two royals, determined to flee the futures that have been laid out for them by their handlers, … Continue reading Continue reading

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Automaton Characters Present in Kleist’s Ordeal by Fire?

Automaton characters present in Kleist’s Ordeal by Fire? Examining the behaviors of Katie and Kunigunde   Androids, cyborgs and automatons: all are semi-conscious “creatures” created by humans, who bare great prevalence on television and in film. The allure of films … Continue reading Continue reading

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Political and Social Commentary in “Modern Times”

Charlie Chaplin’s Modern Times, an entertaining piece at the surface, also serves as a political and social commentary criticizing the flourishing industrialization, commercialization, and commoditization of big-business America, which has develo… Continue reading

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