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objective objection?


“Stop it. Get off me. Fuck. Just this once. Stop it.” He collapsed, into a heap on the floor, his head in his hands, shaking, yet unable to move. “I said I’m sorry…”

She got up, off her chair and sat beside him. Slowly she held him, and she began to talk, words that she had practically memorized by now, she told him he was safe, that no one could touch him now, it was going to be okay, he was going to be okay.


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Television as a Social Context


Michelle Han

Literary Kinds-Genre Web-paper 2

April 23, 2010


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Framing Our World: The Form of a Graphic Narrative

graphic [graf-ik]

            1. giving a clear and effective picture; vivid

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            "All great works of literature either dissolve a genre or invent one .... Genre is a minimum-security prison."-- David Shields, Reality Hunger: A Manifesto, 2010

            What do we want from life? Houses are nice, and so are BMWs, but material things have proven to last only so long before succumbing to the fate that befalls everything tangible. Flowers wither, bugs get smushed, the pages of books turn yellow and humans enter the realm of the dust from which they came—in short, we better enjoy life while it lasts.

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The Frame (form rapped around middle entrails)


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Learning and Dreaming Through House

Dr. Gregory House looks like a terrible role model.  Despite this, in the popular television serial House, M.D., he is one of the most captivating modern characters on air.  Dr. House is many things, and while he is a jerk, he is also a brilliant doctor.  In nearly every episode, he manages to save a life with his unique type of thinking.  So, we must ask ourselves, should we be more like House, minus the drug problem and cynical attitude?  Is he a good teacher, and can we learn from his thought patterns?  Should we even be learning from a television series that is often unrealistic, even dreamlike at times?  The answers to these questions are almost as complex as House himself.

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Isn't life just a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?

-Andy Warhol


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Distance: The Key to Reading Persepolis


           When you look at this image, what do you see? A grotesque picture with contrasting pink and blue hues insisting on a violent exchange between man and beast? Now look at the next image. 

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