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Silent Spring

Silent Spring Rachel Carson, 1962 Silent Spring begins with a “fable for tomorrow” – a true story using a composite of examples drawn from many real communities where the use of DDT had caused damage to wildlife, birds, bees, agricultural … Continue reading

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Lame Deer Seeker of Visions

Lame Deer: Seeker of Visions John (Fire) Lame Deer and Richard Erodes 1972 For us Indians everything has a deeper meaning. Whatever we do is somehow connected to our religion. Indian children are never alone. They are always surrounded by … Continue reading

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Staying Home

Staying At Home There has been debate among mothers about rather it was best to stay at home or work.  In my case, I felt like I didn’t have much of a choice.  Even still, I received flack from family … Continue reading

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Pregnant Pause

 Pregnant Pause  The second trimester was better in many ways, but it was not without its own set of problems.  As I started to feel better physically, financially things were beginning to deteriorate.  I had been teaching English at a … Continue reading

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Greed Is Nurtured In The Grandet Family

Greed Is Nurtured In The Grandet Family Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996   The world of the Grandet family is one full of greed.  Why is this?  Because is a trait that is nurtured by one’s environment and not innate … Continue reading

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Aimless Ambition in The Red and The Black

Aimless Ambition in The Red and The Black Cari Gilkison, French Literature 1996 Julien wants to get away from the lower class that he despises.  He is driven by ambition to rise above his place in life.  What Julien doesn’t … Continue reading

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