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Sociology

Perspective Paper: Most Impactful Book Regarding Race and Ethnicity

Both race and ethnicity seem to go hand in hand, but in reality, it is these two that qualities that tear people apart and put up walls between nations. In Massey and Denton’s “American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass”, the impact of the social injustice against Africans-Americans, Latinos and Puerto Ricans hits afresh.

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English

The Twilight Series: These Books Bite

The Twilight Series took the world by surprise.  A book empire invoked by a Mormon mother’s dream has stolen the hearts of teeny boppers, their older sisters, and their mothers since 2005.  The books include Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, and Breaking Dawn.  “By early 2010, these novels had sold a staggering 85 million copies and translation rights for fifty countries…” (Clarke and Osborn 3).  However, the Twilight phenomenon did not merely end with a series of books.  The Twilight empire has expanded with blockbuster movie hits and merchandise goods including everything from T-shirts, figurines, and underwear.  However, not everyone is so enthusiastic about the Twilight Series.

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Education

Lesson Plan: The Wizard of OZ. Comparison and Contrast Approach between Movie and Reading

Topic or Main Idea:

For this particular lesson, the idea of creating values from reading shall be the main topic. Comparing the values formed from the reading to the values formed in relation to a movie adaptation that is to be watched by the class shall be the defining factor deciding on whether or not the students were able to comprehend with the story properly as they read through it compared to when they watched the movie.