Autism -essay


In 2004, one in sixty-eight children were given a diagnosis of autism, compared to the one in one hundred fifty in 1992. Autism, also known as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behavior. Autism rates have risen within the last twenty years and the cause for this incline is unknown. The public gives credit to vaccinations, particularly the measles-mumps-rubella vaccine for the cause of ASD, and as a result, have deferred and refused vaccinations for their children and themselves. Continue ...

In Twelve Angry Men and Doubt


An inherent element of playwriting is the concept of limited space. The action of a play is confined to "a fictional universe which contains all the characters and events," (Wilson, 297). On the stage, scenes are visually limited to certain physical parameters, but this can also be seen on the page. There are only so many locations that a character can visit in their course of action, so the script itself is also limited in terms of space. Continue ...

Mini-Analysis 3


“A Dreamlike Passage:” the Journey of the Bear River“A Dreamlike Passage:” the Journey of the Bear River Every journey, it seems, has purpose and reason. Star Couldbrooke expresses the feelings of her trek following the path of the Bear River in her poem, “Walking the Bear.” This river begins in the Uinta’s of Utah, travels through the edge of Wyoming, loops up into southeastern Idaho, curves down back into Utah and then empties into The Great Salt Lake.Continue ...