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  • Cenie Myrtle Seyster Straw

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    Cenie Myrtle Seyster Straw “Class baby” of 1894 "It takes a village to raise a child." African Proverb . . . but in 1894, it took the women of Eureka College's graduating class to name a child. We have all heard the expression "Eureka College is like a family," but today's story is one that puts a different spin on this concept. In addition, it challenges us all to recognize the multiple levels of relationship that connect us all as an extended college family. Eureka alumnus David

  • The Last Straw

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    The Last Straw As for myself I am a dedicated Yankee fan, I've always been ever since the "Don Mattingly" and "David Winfield" days. However growing up and watching baseball, no one has impressed me more than Darryl Strawberry. Long, lanky, and observed as powerless, Strawberry stood out in my eye, until I first seen bat at Shea stadium one night. The pitch count was 0-2, and at that point I pretty much figured Darryl would make out somehow, nevertheless he battles back to a full count, and

  • Literary Allusions in Eliot's The Hollow Men

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    several sources have been posited for the "hollow men . . . the stuffed men / leaning together . . . filled with straw" (lines 1-2). B. C. Southam notes three: that the "hollow . . . stuffed men" are reminiscent of the effigies burned in celebration of Guy Fawkes Day; that "according to Valerie Eliot, the poet had in mind the marionette in Stravinsky's Petrouchka"; and finally, that the "straw-stuffed effigies are associated with harvest rituals celebrating the death of the fertility god or Fisher King

  • Three Little Pigs

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    little pigs were ready to build their own homes and get secure jobs. The first little pig was lazy, overweight and did not like to work at all. He wanted to take the easy path, and built a house out of straw which could barely support it’s own weight. After he was finished building his insecure house of straw, he decided to visit his brothers. He danced down the dirt path, to see how they were progressing with their homes. The second little pig was building himself a house also, but he too, like his

  • Sterotyping in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Intruder in the Dust

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    did not hide the money well enough.  Huck observes them hiding the money and describes it. "They took and shoved the bag through a rip in the straw tick that was under the feather bed, and crammed it a foot or two amongst the straw and said it was all right, now, because a n_____ only makes up the feather bed, and don't turn over the straw tick only about twice a year, and so it warn't in no danger of getting stole, now." (Twain 235).  The reasoning behind the duke and king's action

  • Headlines from India

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    at a joint news conference with British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw. "India has waited patiently for the fulfillment of those commitments, which are vital for peace." Musharraf, in a speech Monday night, said militant infiltration into Indian-controlled Kashmir had stopped. India called the comments "dangerous" and insists the guerrillas fighting for Indian Kashmir's independence or merger with Pakistan are as active as ever. Straw was asked which side he believes. "The testament of any statement

  • lesson plan for saxophone first lesson

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    student take deep breaths, with the whole torso.) 9.     The Belt Test: If the student¡¦s belt of waistline moves when they take a breath, then they are breathing properly. 10.     The Straw Exercise: Give the student a straw. Tape a piece of paper to the bottom of a music stand. The student should blow through the straw onto the piece of paper, thus moving the paper. This exercise allows the student to develop breathing skills. 11.     The Yawn Exercise: Have the student yawn, so they can see what it

  • European Social Classes

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    welders, herders, barbers). Their lives consisted of ever changing working assignments that were dictated by season and need by superior officials (clergy or political). Their homes were of simple design made of wood frames, which were stuffed with straw and rubber then plastered over with clay. The roof was simply thatched together. Homes of the poorer had but one room, while others consisted of two, one for eating and activities and one for sleeping. Their food was adequate if resources permitted

  • what is a man

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    mixed up on arrival, and that the German soldiers weren’t kind enough to keep the shoes in pairs. This is terrible for the prisoners, as Primo says himself, because “death begins with the shoes”. Also, the Germans banned the prisoners from carrying straw under their clothes to protect themselves from the cold. Examples from Woyzeck will include the fact that the doctor makes use of Woyzeck by making him eat only peas, knowing that he (Woyzeck) has no other choice since he is desperate for money. III

  • Anatomy of a Research Paper

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    object; or also to squish or cram oneself or another object into an ill-fitting space in the manner of a wedge. A wad, on the other hand, is a small lump, mass, ball, roll, or bundle of some matter, usually soft or fibrous, i.e., cotton, wool, straw, cloth, paper, or money. Wodge embodies both of these concepts. Resting somewhere between wedge, which has a more mathematical, precise, and triangular meaning, and wad, which is crumpled, disorderly, and usually made of paper, wodge seems