ENG 1001: Writing Resources Text only The resources linked below are designed for students in the course and should be especially useful as you are working on writing assignments. The Writing Process Guidelines for All Essays Sample Essays and Checklists U.S: Geography, states, landmarks, maps, cities, population, laws, speeches U.S. States, Cities, History, Maps Year by Year: 1900–2015 Enter a year: Crazy Things About He-Man 16Shares It was awesome being a kid growing up in the 1980s. Some of the most iconic and memorable franchises in the world were at their peak during this decade. In cinema the Star Wars franchise was bigger than ever, we had Back to the Future, Indiana Jones, and The Ghostbusters. On television there was Transformers, G.I Joe, The A-Team, Thundercats, and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, all with toylines that continue to break sales records or still sought after 30 years later.
Can I Learn to Read Faster and Get Through My Backlog of Books? Advice on how to read faster is all good and well, BUT: 1) Why does everything have to happen FASTER FASTER FASTER and why do you think you need to read MORE MORE MORE? It's not about quantity, but about quality. If you read good books, you're not done by the time you get to the last page. Victorian Gothic fin de siecle literature homepage a short introduction The Gothic genre gained prominence in Britain in the late 18th century. Fog, smoke, decrepit mansions, insanity (usually afflicting a young heroine), sexuality, incest, and mystery are just some of the general characteristics of the Gothic literary tradition. The Gothic genre, which is still prevalent today, has undergone major shifts throughout its existence. In "British Gothic fiction, 1885-1930," Kelly Hurley draws on science fiction theorist Annette Kuhn when she writes, "The Gothic is rightly, if partially, understood as a cyclical drama that reemerges in times of cultural stress in order to negotiate anxieties for its readership by working through them in displaced (sometimes supernaturalized) form." During the end of the century, referred to as the fin de siècle, fears of change and a general opinion of the decline of ethical, moral, social, and sexual traditions were abundant.
Literary Resources on the Net (Lynch) Literary Resources on the Net These pages are maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers — Newark. Comments and corrections are welcome. Updated 7 January 2006. Search for a (single) word: 55 Great Sites for When You Need to Take a Break at Work How often do you find yourself with weird breaks in your day—breaks that are too short to get any real work done, but too long to just sit there? If you’re like us, you probably just end up browsing Facebook during these moments. But not anymore! We’ve put together a list of 55 sites for every mood, so that no matter what you feel like looking at, you’re guaranteed to spend those three minutes productively. Or at least, more productively than if you were liking your niece’s kindergarten graduation photos.
Library of Congress Digital Collections & Programs Historic Newspapers Enhanced access to America's historic newspapers through the Chronicling America project. Historic Sound Recordings The National Jukebox features over 10,000 78rpm disc sides issued by the Victor Talking Machine Co. between 1900 and 1925. Performing Arts Collections, articles and special presentations on music, theater and dance materials from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia. Prints and Photographs Catalog of about half of the Library's pictorial holdings with over 1 million digital images. Gothic-tradition resources: Overviews, Directories, & Collections indicates a link that opens a new browser window ] Sublime Anxiety: The Gothic Family and the Outsider Special exhibit at the U of Virginia, focusing on early Gothic works and their treatments/modulations of family and hero-as-outsider; special sections include Women and the Gothic, the Brontës, The Vampire, and more. Romanticism on the Net Although not specifically concerned with the Gothic or supernaturalist traditions, this online peer-reviewed journal of Romantics studies publishes material on a number of authors and topics relevant to those traditions.
John Lye's Courses and Sources Pages A Guide Designed for His Year 1 Students by Professor John Lye Copyright John Lye 1996, 1997 This is a guide to what you might look for in analyzing literature, particularly poetry and fiction. 40 Websites Ruin Your Productivity 1. Stripgenerator Hey, get your mind out of the gutter–Stripgenerator is about comic creation, not clothing removal–though we wouldn’t claim that the two paths have never crossed. The site lets you build your very own customized comic strip in a matter of minutes. Choose from an array of characters and objects, and then bring your strip to life, one square at a time. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, sign up to start your own “strip blog” and have your content featured on the site’s home page.
Philosophy of perception Do we see what is really there? The two areas of the image marked A and B, and the rectangle connecting them, are all of the same shade: our eyes automatically "correct" for the shadow of the cylinder. The philosophy of perception is concerned with the nature of perceptual experience and the status of perceptual data, in particular how they relate to beliefs about, or knowledge of, the world. Any explicit account of perception requires a commitment to one of a variety of ontological or metaphysical views. Categories of perception We may categorize perception as internal or external. Internal perception (proprioception) tells us what is going on in our bodies; where our limbs are, whether we are sitting or standing, whether we are depressed, hungry, tired and so forth.External or Sensory perception (exteroception), tells us about the world outside our bodies.
Courses | English | Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences Columbia , 1979. Masse, Michelle. In the Name of Love. : Cornell, 1992. Modleski, Tania. Loving with a Vengeance: Mass Produced Fantasies for Women. : Shoestring, 1982.