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Reading The Comics, October 20, 2014: No Images This Edition

Since I started including Comics Kingdom strips in my roundups of mathematically-themed strips I’ve been including images of those, because I’m none too confident that Comics Kingdom’s pages are accessible to normal readers after some time has passed. 1,023 more words

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Modern architecture and the machine aesthetic

By Robert Christopher Madill

This resource gives a great introduction into the influence of the machine aesthetic on architecture during the early 20th Century.

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Beware the Thesis: How to Craft an “A”-Worthy Thesis

This week, I want to tackle the dreaded thesis. An essay’s thesis is paramount in most of academia, and I have yet to meet a teacher—from English to biology to economics to psychology, etc.—who doesn’t require his/her students to have a thesis. 1,660 more words

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The Story Argument for "The Preachers Son"

This post is to explore the arguments in The Preachers Son between the protagonist, Eli, and the antagonist, Abel. Each character in a story has an opinion about life that they try to convince the other characters to follow. 177 more words

The Preachers Son (1)

The wonderful power of MS Word (and its aggravating complexity)

Some time back I posted a rather peevish entry about how so many of my clients know so very little about the powerful editing features that MS Word has to offer, encouraging (well, … 1,119 more words

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Writing Prompt: What's the Protagonist's Story Argument?

In Ancient Greek philosophy there was a line of thought known as Dialectics “that stresses development (of thought) through a back and forth movement between opposing propositions (opinions),” New World Encyclopedia, … 274 more words

What's The Story Argument Method?

Moore — Religion and William Butler Yeats

Moore, Virginia. “Religion and William Butler Yeats.” Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University.

Abstract: Dissertation Abstracts 12 (1952): 427.

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