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    Plagiarism: The Illegal Recycling of Information Plagiarism is defined as using others people’s ideas, writings, and quotes without giving credit to the author by citing the material in the paper. Plagiarism can come from copying many things including charts, graphs, text, and music. Even paraphrasing an author’s work without citing it can be considered plagiarism. Plagiarism certainly has been around long before the first research project was assigned. One of the most famous scientists

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    Sunset Boulevard Revisited

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    portrayed the life of a faded movie star in a realistic way, making members of Hollywood evaluate their careers and life after stardom. However, it was not only the plot that terrified Hollywood, but also Wilder’s casting of Gloria Swanson and Erich Von Stroheim in two of the leading roles. Both had been film stars of the silent era back in the roaring twenties, but had fallen on hard times after their careers had fizzled. Therefore, the “stunner” that Wilder talks about is not the plot of Sunset

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    Frank Norris’s Novel McTeague

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    Frank Norris’s Novel McTeague Frank Norris’s novel McTeague explores the decay of society in the early twentieth century. Set in San Francisco, “a place where anything can happen…where fact is often stranger than fiction” (McElrath, Jr. 447), Norris explores themes of greed and naturalism, revealing the darker side of human psyche. What can be found most disturbing is the way that Norris portrays McTeague, in shocking detail, as nothing more than a brute animal at his core. Norris explores the

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    Thomas Hardy's The Mayor of Casterbridge and Frank Norris' McTeague Thomas Hardy and Frank Norris are artists, painting portraits of men filled with character, that is distraught with regression. The Mayor of Casterbridge, by Thomas Hardy is a powerful and searching fable. Frank Norris’ McTeague is a documentation of the animalistic pursuit of empty dreams. Both authors withhold the protagonists of their dreams, in a grotesque world, which provides no sign of escape. Each emphasizes themes of

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    Written in 1899, Frank Norris’ novel, McTeague serves as a view of societal factions of his time period. Norris illustrates the stratification of society in this San Francisco community by using the concept of Social Darwinism. He gives detailed accounts of the inner workings of society along with the emotions of the time. Through his characters, Norris shows the separation of classes and the greed that grew abundantly during the late 19th century. He also gives a grim picture of survival in his

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    Gods From Outer Space This was a very interesting book to read. Erich Von Daniken is the author, whose previous works include "The Chariots of the Gods" and "The Gold of the Gods" which in actuality was published after this one. This book right off the bat goes into some detail about our author. It specifically says "Erich Von Daniken is not a scholar. He is an autodidact, someone who is self taught. That is what made his previous book so successful, due to the fact he isn't impartial on

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    development of the film industry in terms of the psychological build-up of the plot and the characters, cinematic qualities and the gradual acceptance of ironies in the films on the part of the American audience.D.W Griffith's The Birth of a Nation and Erich Von Stroheim's Greed are both films adapted from novels written by Thomas Dixon and Frank Norris respectively. However one of the differences between these two films lies in the human characters portrayed. In The Birth of a Nation, the characters are

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    inheritance. These experiments were started in 1856 and were completed 8 years later in 1863, which was then published in 1865. However, he was not the last person to discover inheritance. In 1900, three scientists Hugo de Vries, Carl Correns, and Erich von Tschermak-Seysenegg, rediscovered his laws, tweaking them and changing certain details. The DNA Learning Center (https://www.dnalc.org/ Dolan DNA Learning Center n.d.) says that Correns and de Vries, both performed their own experiments and came to the

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    Addie Grace Phillips Mr. Sanders 9th Grade Biology January 28, 2017 “Gregor Mendel” Gregor Mendel, born as Johann Mendel, is considered to be one of the most significant historic scientist of all time. He was an Austrian scientist and monk and is best known as the “Father of Modern Genetics.” He founded the science of genetics and discovered many things that dealt with heredity that still applies to our world today. He is remembered for paving the way for scientists and future generations to

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    results. From these results he established general rules or laws for inheritance. He worked for eight years and with over ten thousand different plants (Arnold 20). Looking for a sponsor for his work, Mendel sent his paper to noted botanist Wilhelm von Nageli. Nageli sent it back after barely glancing at it (Nageli died in 1891 and would be remembered, not for his own vast scientific work, but for his failure to pay attention to Mendel) (Asimov, Genes 19-20). Mendel finally did publish his results

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