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A Proposal to Save Trees

Humanity has occupied Earth for as long as we can imagine, insatiably consuming resources without premeditated thought: monolithic structures have become polylithic; pure has become contaminated; virginity has become aged. 810 more words


A Modest Proposal for Cooperation Among Progressives in Alberta

“I shall now therefore humbly propose my own thoughts, which I hope will not be liable to the least objection” — Jonathan Swift,  A Modest Proposal (1729) … 812 more words

Politics And Government

Honors 11: "A Modest Proposal" Quiz + Kurt Vonnegut

We took a partner/pod quiz today regarding your reading of “A Modest Proposal”. We then took some notes on our author, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. We watched this… 69 more words

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So this is written on the first page of my “textbook” for my 18th Century Literature course in my undergraduate English major program (1962-1964, BA ’64). 520 more words

Education And Learning

Honors 11: Satire Unit Introduction

We began the day by taking some notes on the elements of satire as well as the historical influences that help us understand how satire can be classified. 91 more words

Honors 11

A Convenient Truth

In 2006, Al Gore unloaded on us An Inconvenient Truth, a documentary film that hoped to enhance the public’s knowledge of global warming and stir change from us all. 494 more words

Building Strength

At the beginning of the school year in September, it was just another day where I went to school, learned, and get picked up by my dad when I get out. 514 more words