Guggenheim Fellows

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  • Langston Hughes's Poem: Dive For Dreams By E. E. Cummings

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    1. Compared to Langston Hughes, how are e.e. cummings’s thoughts about dreams different? Langston Hughes and e.e. cumming’s both wrote a powerful poem about dreams, although they both have the same topic they appear to be different in meaning. I believe that in Hughes poem he was addressing that dreams are what makes you who you are, however in cummings poem it seemed like dreams allow you to be who you want to be. Langston Hughes wrote the poem, Dreams, to tell the reader to hold onto your dreams

  • Comparing the Loss of Innocence in Cullen's Incident and Naylor’s Mommy, What Does Nigger Mean?

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    Loss of Innocence in Cullen's Incident and Naylor’s Mommy, What Does "Nigger" Mean?   Unfortunately, a question that many African Americans have to ask in childhood is "Mommy, what does nigger mean?," and the answer to this question depicts the racism that still thrives in America (345). Both Gloria Naylor’s "'Mommy, What Does "Nigger" Mean?'" and Countee Cullen's "Incident" demonstrate how a word like "nigger" destroys a child’s innocence and initiates the child into a world of racism.  Though

  • Story Of An Hour Symbolism Analysis

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    Symbolism was very present in Kate Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour.” Chopin was able to symbolize the locked room to Mrs. Mallard’s trapped marriage, and also the open window to the freedom that she had gained after her husband’s death. Chopin was able to help the readers visualize the word “freedom” by comparing it to the window that had been opened before Mrs. Mallard came into the room. The locked room was a comparison to her marriage which helped the readers get a sense of what marriage felt like

  • Reflection On Dirac Theory

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    After the Shanghai trip, I felt charged and refreshed ready to tackle the most important project in my life. While I buried myself in a deep pile of monographs related to quantum field theory and Dirac Theory, Ying, on the other hand, worked on a more practical front. After several months’ hard work, he was able to tie things together and ready to go on with the most critical stage in his program – to perform the experiment. “I hope my balance will push the measurement of the gravitational constant

  • Evaluation Of A Program For Students With Licensure Required Cumulative Gpa And Credit Hours

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    10. DEFAULT -- In the event of default, HISD may declare the entire unpaid amount of indebtedness evidenced by this Note, including interest, immediately due and payable. A default hereunder shall preclude further participation by the Fellow in the Teach Forward Houston Initiative. The following events in addition to those otherwise set forth herein and not by way of limitation, shall be considered a default hereunder: a. Failure to maintain required cumulative GPA and credit hours; b. Failure

  • Timothy Ferris Contributions

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    sciences and to science in general. These contributions include the studying of our solar system by telescope, helping to produce the Voyager phonograph record, being a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, winning the science-writing medal of the American Institute of Physics, and becoming a Guggenheim fellow. Ferris has produced many scientific findings and awarded writings that have influenced our society. At a young age, Timothy Ferris was fascinated by astronomy and

  • Why Poor Children Are More Likely To Become Poor Readers

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    Why poor children are more likely to become poor readers: the early years by Jennifer Buckingham*, Robyn Beaman and Kevin Wheldall. In this literature, they discuss low socio-economic disadvantage and poor early literacy. “Children from disadvantaged families are less likely to have experiences that encourage the development of fundamental skills for reading acquisition, specifically phonological awareness, vocabulary and oral language.” “The relationship between socio-economic disadvantage and

  • Waiting For Superman Film Analysis

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    that just does not care. However, thanks to the 2010 Davis Guggenheim documentary, Waiting for Superman, it is no secret that the United States has been battling such inequality for several decades. The film follows a superhero allegory and several inner-city kids, all of whom are part of a lower-class community and seem to have their fate sealed because of where they live and their financial situation. As the movie progresses, Guggenheim presents two sides to this documentary: personal and impersonal

  • The Theme Of Education In The Film 'Waiting For Superman'

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    blind eye to the injustice. In the film, Waiting For Superman, director, Davis Guggenheim, investigates the various ways these schools are producing failing students in the United States. By following the stories of five children throughout the documentary we, the viewers, begin to take notice of the corrupt public school system as the children experience the inequalities of a low income school first hand. Guggenheim uses audio and pop-up animations to effectively argue his claim and motivate the

  • The Role Of Education In Waiting For Superman

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    driving them to achieve a commendable education in today’s failing school system. Davis Guggenheim, an American film and tv director, produced this documentary in hopes of eliciting a worried response for the future of education in the United States. He reflects the individual struggles of students as well as a general view of the education system through animations and the overall structure of the documentary. Guggenheim urges the audience to notice the system’s detrimental aspects and take action in order

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