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Category Archives: power
I remember being about seven, in trouble (usually reading late at night by the shine of the hallway light), and my parents being frustrated at me. My parents, being my parents, usually responded to me deliberately ruining my eyesight by yelling at me to stop reading at night and go to bed. I would usually […] Continue reading
Enitharmon’s eighteen-hundred-year-old slumber is described as the “female dream” because it epitomizes all that Enitharmon wanted. As described in S. Foster Damon’s A Blake Dictionary, Enitharmon is a free woman, and hopes to use her freedom and indoctrinate man with the belief that woman have more power (Damon 132a). To exert her dominance and power […] Continue reading
What would you give up to feel safer? If it were possible, people should give up the existence of the United States. The US has been at war for 214 years out of a possible 235 years since its inception. (Donias, 2011). During this time, the US has been the cause of many atrocities abroad. […] Continue reading
We may be getting one step closer to the fabled hallmark of an advanced civilization, the Dyson Sphere. Pioneered by Freeman Dyson in the 1960s, a Dyson Sphere takes the process of energy generation to a level literally out of this world. A Dyson Sphere is a massive assemblage of solar energy collectors placed in […] Continue reading → Continue reading
Be it an elementary school sleepover or a university orientation, there’s always a place and time for the infamous question: If you could have any superpower, what would it be? Some people say they’d love to fly or breathe underwater, but one of the most popular answers is X-ray vision. The entire process behind X-ray […] Continue reading → Continue reading
It is commonly accepted that energy produced by the Sun is the result of nuclear fusion, a reaction in which two or more atomic nuclei collide at high speeds to produce a new type of atomic nucleus in addition to large amounts of energy. This process, theoretically, is an idea power source as it produces zero carbon […] Continue reading → Continue reading
At the end of the novel Cloud Atlas, Adam Ewing sits hopefully pondering the fate of the world as he watches children of all different heritages playing peacefully together in a tree. Despite all the troubles of the world that he has seen and experienced on his voyage, he still has faith in the ability of […] Continue reading
For my final project, I am excited to explore the world of female superheroes in popular films, as well as their counterparts in comic books. As a genre, comic book-based films have gained an incredible amount of ground in popularity … Continue reading → Continue reading