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Christmas Wish for Corduroy

During library class, Mrs. Bell’s prekindergarten students listened to A Christmas Wish for Corduroy, by Don Freeman. In the story we learn that little bear, Corduroy, decides he must find new clothes to wear to meet Santa even though real bears do not need clothes. 37 more words

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Comparing Lais of Marie de France with Modern-day Romances (My Literature Response)

Lais of Marie de France is very similar to the modern-day romances.  One way in which both the lais of Marie de France and modern-day romances are similar is that they share one theme. 352 more words

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Mary Robinson's Inaugural Speech - Literature Commentary

The inaugural speech of Mary Robinson in December 1990 was one of very large significance. Mary Robinson was the first female to become president of Ireland. 592 more words

Ireland

Response to Steve McQueen's film "Hunger"

In the film, there are some characters who occupy significant amounts of screen time but who hardly have any dialog. Which characters stand out to you? 286 more words

Ireland

Don't Make Me Think!

I loved the name of this reading for today called “Don’t Make Me Think: Krug’s First Law of Usability.”

Krug is a usability expert who is writing to give us some tips and tricks of how to make our own sites more user-friendly. 173 more words

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Making Sense of Web Writing

I was very excited about this reading from the title alone. “Writing Web Content that Works” by Ginny Redish. This is fascinating to me…mostly because any career path I choose in communications will likely involve writing for the web. 565 more words

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Week 7 Response: Wish again a sunny day

I hadn’t known what a sunny day means
until your lips sneaked the four-letter words.
Azure sky with no boarder was the day
we once ambled along the shore, holding… 86 more words

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