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Research Post #2: Discouraging results

So it has been a bit since I’ve posted on this so let’s catch up.

Firstly this has been MUCH more difficult than I thought it would be. 325 more words

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“Let old things die”: Christy O’Donoghoe and Luke Skywalker Forgetting the Past

Hello dearest reader,

I hope you’ll permit me to try something a little bit different in this post. I promise I don’t use this post as an excuse to discuss something not traditionally academic. 1,607 more words

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Critical Research Post 2: Bertolt Brecht

Background

Born on the February 10th 1898 in Bavaria Eugen Bertolt Fredrick Brecht grew up to be a well renowned poet,playwright and theatre director. From 1917 to 1921 Brecht studied medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian, university of Munich as well as drama with author Kutscher, being a pacifist in ww1 and due to medial difficulties Brecht served in the army as a medic. 1,747 more words

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Augusto Boal: Theatre of the Oppressed

“The theatre itself is not a revolutionary, it is a rehearsal for the revolution” Brainy Quotes

Background

Born in Brazil in 1932 Augusto Boal grew up in the power of the dictatorship of Getulio Vargas, his parents being in a comfortable place socially and economically Boal had a good childhood and wrote his first play at age 10.

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Edgeworth, Levinas, and Conrad: A Philosophy of (Un)ethical Engagement or Lessons in Colonial Conversation

Hello dear readers,

I’m going to make a bit of a stab at philosophy by way of literary criticism. Philosophers and philosophically minded folk, feel free to correct my missteps in the comments. 1,376 more words

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Research Post 1: Getting Started

So as a part of my Capstone class I am running a research experiment on the efficacy of substitute teachers and if that efficacy is tied to views about guest teachers by students and full-time educators. 126 more words

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The Language of Conversation: An Examination of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o and Maria Edgeworth

Hello, dear reader, and happy 2018.

I decided to start the year by writing on a book that falls outside the conventional purview of Irish literary studies: … 1,272 more words

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