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  • The Monkey’s Paw May 25, 2019
    The first thing I did when making my twine was reducing the story “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov down to kernels. I then started to try and just transfer the kernels to twine before I added multi-media elements to the story. However once I was done with that process I realized that “The Bet” was […]
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  • Walt Whitman is chill April 24, 2019
    I chose this corpus because I always enjoyed Walt Whitman and he is the most recognizable figure of transcendentalism which is one of the most interesting periods of American literature. I thought analyzing the texts from a distance would allow me to recognize the themes and vernacular that run throughout all of the corpus. Walt […]
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  • Son coeur est un luth suspendu; Sitot qu’on le touche il resonne. March 11, 2019
    My question surrounding the “Fall of the House of Usher” by Edgar Allen Poe was about the significance and translation of the French epigraph. I was able to look into the translation and it is from a French singer who was a contemporary of Poe. The quote means “His/her heart is a poised lute; as […]
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  • Wikipedia Possibilities February 20, 2019
    The first topic I wanted to look into was the Trunk Boiz. They are an extremely influential bay area hip-hop group from Oakland. They have a song that I really enjoy called No Fillin that was made in 2011. The topic is notable because the Trunk Boiz have greatly contributed to modern day Bay Area […]
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  • Eldorado February 13, 2019
    This is a poem by Edgar Allen Poe that I’ve liked since I was a young lad Gaily bedight,    A gallant knight, In sunshine and in shadow,      Had journeyed long,      Singing a song, In search of Eldorado.     But he grew old—    This knight so bold—   And o’er his heart a shadow—      Fell as he found    No spot of ground That looked like Eldorado.     And, […]
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