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The Foreshadowing
  • Author : Marcus Sedgwick
  • Publisher : Wendy Lamb Books
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780307433886
  • Reader Reviews : 11
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • It is 1915 and the First World War has only just begun. 17 year old Sasha is a well-to-do, sheltered-English girl. Just as her brother Thomas longs to be a doctor, she wants to nurse, yet girls of her class don't do that kind of work. But as the war begins and the hospitals fill with young soldiers, she gets a chance to help. But working in the hospital confirms what Sasha has suspected--she can see when someone is going to die. Her premonitions show her the brutal horrors on the battlefields of the Somme, and the faces of the soldiers who will die. And one of them is her brother Thomas. Pretending to be a real nurse, Sasha goes behind the front lines searching for Thomas, risking her own life as she races to find him, and somehow prevent his death.

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    The Foreshadowing
  • Author : Marcus Sedgwick
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9781444002478
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Sasha can see the future. But can she use her power to save her brothers and change their destiny? A stunning World War One anniversary edition of the mesmerising novel from award-winning author, Marcus Sedgwick. It is 1915, WWI. Seventeen-year-old Sasha Fox is the privileged only daughter of a respected doctor living in the wealthy seaside town of Brighton. But her brothers, Edgar and Tom, have gone to war and Sasha has a terrible gift: she can see the future. Her premonitions show untold horrors on the battlefields of the Somme, and the fate that awaits Edgar and Tom. But Sasha is trapped by power - no one will believe her. Even her family have lost faith in her, and she is determined to win them back, whatever the price. And it is a high one. Seeing the future is a fate too awful to contemplate - for who wants to see the end of their own story? A beautifully written story of a child in jeopardy, set in a world full of threat - but with a heroine determined to try to change the path of Fate.

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    On Wings of Dragons: The Foreshadowing of Evil
  • Author : Lois M. Styre
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN : 9780557758142
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  • Genre : Books
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    The Foreshadowed Way
  • Author : Helen Aldrich De Kroyft
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 182
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044028801041
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  • Genre : Blind
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    The Foreshadowing
  • Author : Tracy Petry
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN : 9798668311231
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  • Genre : Books
  • Detective Peter Thompson has been assigned a new partner, and her past may be the death of him.

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    Of Mice and Men
  • Author : John Steinbeck
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 171
  • ISBN : 3150092531
  • Reader Reviews : 3293
  • Genre : Books
  • They are an unlikely pair - George is 'small and quick and dark of face'; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a 'family,' clinging together in the face of lonelinss and alienation. Laborers in California's dusty vegetable fields, they hustle work when they can, living a hand-to-mouth existence. For George and Lennie have a plan - to own an acre of land and a shack they can call their own. When they land jobs on a ranch in the Salinas Valley, the fulfillment of their dream seems to be within their grasp. But even George cannot guard Lennie from the provocations of a flirtatious woman, nor predict the consequences of Lennie's unswerving obedience to the things George taught him.

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    A Foreshadowing of 21st Century Art
  • Author : Christopher Alexander
  • Publisher : New York : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 360
  • ISBN : UOM:39015032587266
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  • Genre : Design
  • Christopher Alexander owns what many now believe to be the finest collection of early Turkish carpets in the western world, with perhaps half being the only specimens of their kind anywhere. In this richly illustrated, oversized volume--featuring four hundred illustrations, eighty in full color--Alexander takes readers on an engaging tour of his fabulous collection. Readers will see a 13th-century Seljuk Carpet with Dragons, a 15th-century Animal Carpet, a scarlet-niched Transylvanian Prayer Rug, a turquoise Lattice Carpet from Alcaraz, a 16th-century blue Medallion Keyhole Design from Bergama, a rare 16th-century White Field Bird Carpet, the dazzling color and brilliant geometry of a 15th-century Karapinar with Three Gulls, and perhaps Alexander's favorite, a 15th-century Star Karapinar with Flowers (whose designs he describes as "the high point of all Sufi art, the state of liberation, in which the artist is so free, that he is able to be completely natural"). In addition, Alexander elaborates on his theory that these carpets teach structure to artists and architects through the beauty of their form. This lavishly produced volume makes an important contribution to the world of rug scholarship. Equally important, Alexander's thoughtful meditations on these pieces will fascinate the many architects, artists, and planners who follow his work.

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    The Creative Process
  • Author : Scott R. Turner
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Pages : 308
  • ISBN : 9781317780618
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  • Genre : Psychology
  • Someday computers will be artists. They'll be able to write amusing and original stories, invent and play games of unsurpassed complexity and inventiveness, tell jokes and suffer writer's block. But these things will require computers that can both achieve artistic goals and be creative. Both capabilities are far from accomplished. This book presents a theory of creativity that addresses some of the many hard problems which must be solved to build a creative computer. It also presents an exploration of the kinds of goals and plans needed to write simple short stories. These theories have been implemented in a computer program called MINSTREL which tells stories about King Arthur and his knights. While far from being the silicon author of the future, MINSTREL does illuminate many of the interesting and difficult issues involved in constructing a creative computer. The results presented here should be of interest to at least three different groups of people. Artificial intelligence researchers should find this work an interesting application of symbolic AI to the problems of story-telling and creativity. Psychologists interested in creativity and imagination should benefit from the attempt to build a detailed, explicit model of the creative process. Finally, authors and others interested in how people write should find MINSTREL's model of the author-level writing process thought-provoking.

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    The Foreshadowing of Bangladesh
  • Author : Harun-or-Rashid
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 388
  • ISBN : UCAL:B4305022
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  • Genre : Bengal (India)
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    Attention
  • Author : Arthur F. Kramer,Douglas A. Wiegmann,Alex Kirlik
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0198041640
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  • Genre : Psychology
  • The study of attention in the laboratory has been crucial to understanding the mechanisms that support several different facets of attentional processing: Our ability to both divide attention among multiple tasks and stimuli, and selectively focus it on task-relevant information, while ignoring distracting task-irrelevant information, as well as how top-down and bottom-up factors influence the way that attention is directed within and across modalities. Equally important, however, is research that has attempted to scale up to the real world this empirical work on attention that has traditionally been well controlled by limited laboratory paradigms and phenomena. These types of basic and theoretically guided applied research on attention have benefited immeasurably from the work of Christopher Wickens. This book honors Wickens' many important contributions to the study of attention by bringing together researchers who examine real-world attentional problems and questions in light of attentional theory. The research fostered by Wickens' contributions will enrich not only our understanding of human performance in complex real-world systems, but also reveal the gaps on our knowledge of basic attentional processes.

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    The Most Dangerous Game
  • Author : Richard Connell
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 37
  • ISBN : 9781504062633
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • From one of America’s most popular short story writers and an Academy Award nominee: the O. Henry Award–winning tale that inspired the movie The Hunt. A subject of mysterious rumors and superstition, the deserted Caribbean Island was shrouded in an air of peril. To Sanger Rainsford, who fell off a yacht and washed up on its shores, the abandoned isle was a welcome paradise. But unknown to the big-game hunter, a predator lurked in its lush jungles—one more dangerous than any he had ever encountered: a human. First published in 1924, this suspenseful tale “has inspired serial killers, films and stirred controversy in schools. A century on, the story continues to thrill” (The Telegraph). “[A] tense, relentless story of man-against-man adventure, in which the hunter Sanger Rainsford learns, at the hands of General Zaroff, what it means to be hunted.” —Criterion

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    Memoirs of a God
  • Author : L. V. Scott
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Pages : 968
  • ISBN : 9781728351032
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  • Genre : Art
  • A comprehensive summary of what lies within these pages could not be brought to be. I fear toying with expectations will muddy what one may read. For If there was a summary for beauty I’d have no content.

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    A Foreshadowing of Darkness
  • Author : Tb Wayne
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9798555809605
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  • Genre : Books
  • Warning: This book contains graphic language and graphic violence. This story is about the journey that would cause a hero to fall into darkness. This is what we have been taught by the Books of the Three Laws and that which has been passed down through the millennia... In the time before time, the builders broke the world with fire from the heavens, and the land shattered and changed. Upheaval rocked the land as people died in droves. It was during this time that St. Michael was granted his vision of the changing world and he began the creation of the First Temple and His Holy Army, May He Always Defend Us, which set forth the path for the salvation of all mankind. It is said that the power of the Aio came to protect us from the dark, a Gift from The One. Some say that the Aio had always been with us, all around us, guiding us like the hand of The One himself. St. Michael created the Triads, two Seraphs led by a Cherubim, to protect us and defend us against the Darkness. The Triads would learn together, train together, and venture out into the world together to pass along the word and faith of The One. They alone would have the power bestowed upon them by the Gift of Aio to stand against the oncoming darkness. St. Michael sent them himself to defend us, to guide us, and to bring all of his children into the light. Unless. of course, it has all been a lie...

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    The League of Nations and the Foreshadowing of the International Monetary Fund
  • Author : Louis W. Pauly
  • Publisher : Princeton Univ International Economics
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106014432386
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  • Genre : Business & Economics
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    Learning Challenge Lessons, Secondary English Language Arts
  • Author : Jill Nottingham,James Nottingham,Mark Bollom,Joanne Nugent,Lorna Pringle
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Pages : 265
  • ISBN : 9781544330532
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  • Genre : Education
  • Fans of the The Learning Challenge who want ready-to-use lessons for their secondary ELA classrooms need not look any further. This book provides teachers with everything they need to run dialogue-driven challenges so that students engage more deeply and develop literary skills critical to ELA standards. Students will analyze texts in lessons grounded in cognitive conflicts such as To be successful you cannot fail, but most successful people have experienced many failures along the way (Lesson 7: Was Jay Gatsby a success?) Love is impossible to define, and yet everyone knows what love is (Lesson 11: Is Romeo really in love?)

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    The "spirit Prevails"
  • Author : Joseph Morris
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 696
  • ISBN : UCAL:$B29081
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  • Genre : Church of the First Born (Morrisites)
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    Esperanza Rising
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : BMI Educational Services
  • Pages : 205
  • ISBN : 9781609337872
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    Foreshadow
  • Author : Nova Ren Suma,Emily X.R. Pan
  • Publisher : Algonquin Young Readers
  • Pages : 353
  • ISBN : 9781643750798
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  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Thirteen Short Stories from Bold New YA Voices & Writing Advice from YA Icons Created by New York Times bestselling authors Emily X. R. Pan and Nova Ren Suma, Foreshadow is so much more than a short story collection. A trove of unforgettable fiction makes up the beating heart of this book, and the accompanying essays offer an ode to young adult literature, as well as practical advice to writers. Featured in print for the first time, the thirteen stories anthologized here were originally released via the buzzed-about online platform Foreshadow. Ranging from contemporary romance to mind-bending fantasy, the Foreshadow stories showcase underrepresented voices and highlight the beauty and power of YA fiction. Each piece is selected and introduced by a YA luminary, among them Gayle Forman, Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds, and Sabaa Tahir. What makes these memorable stories tick? What sparked them? How do authors build a world or refine a voice or weave in that deliciously creepy atmosphere to bring their writing to the next level? Addressing these questions and many more are essays and discussions on craft and process by Nova Ren Suma and Emily X. R. Pan. This unique compilation reveals and celebrates the magic of reading and writing for young adults.

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    Jesus and the Heritage of Israel
  • Author : David P. Moessner
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN : 9781563382932
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  • Genre : Religion
  • Seventeen leading international scholars collaborate in forming an emerging new consensus at the dawn of the millenium that Luke is the interpreter of Israel.

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    The Foreshadowing of Bangladesh
  • Author : Harun-or-Rashid
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN : UOM:39015061550409
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  • Genre : Bengal (India)
  • With reference to Bengal, India, part of which is now Bangladesh.

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    The American Republic and Human Liberty Foreshadowed in Scripture
  • Author : George Searle Phillips
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN : BL:A0017170298
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  • Genre : Bible
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    Typeset in the Future
  • Author : Dave Addey
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9781683353348
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  • Genre : Design
  • A designer’s deep dive into seven science fiction films, filled with “gloriously esoteric nerdery [and] observations as witty as they are keen” (Wired). In Typeset in the Future, blogger and designer Dave Addey invites sci-fi movie fans on a journey through seven genre-defining classics, discovering how they create compelling visions of the future through typography and design. The book delves deep into 2001: A Space Odyssey, Star Trek: The Motion Picture, Alien, Blade Runner, Total Recall, WALL·E, and Moon, studying the design tricks and inspirations that make each film transcend mere celluloid and become a believable reality. These studies are illustrated by film stills, concept art, type specimens, and ephemera, plus original interviews with Mike Okuda (Star Trek), Paul Verhoeven (Total Recall), and Ralph Eggleston and Craig Foster (Pixar). Typeset in the Future is an obsessively geeky study of how classic sci-fi movies draw us in to their imagined worlds.

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    English Prose and Computer & Writing Skilis - SBPD Publications
  • Author : Amit Ganguli, ,Kanika Agarwal
  • Publisher : SBPD Publications
  • Pages : 175
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Bibles
  • 1. An Introduction To Indian Writing in English, 2. Elements of Short Story, 3. Types of Prose and Prose Style Autobiography, 4. Prose Devices Theme, 5. Short Stories, 6. Short Stories, 7. Prose, 8. Prose, 9.Computer and Writing Skills in English.

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    Introduction To English Prose (According To NEP - 2020)
  • Author : Amit Ganguli, ,Kanika Aggarwal
  • Publisher : SBPD Publications
  • Pages : 137
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Bibles
  • 1. An Introduction to Indian Writing in English, 2. Elements of Short Story, 3. Types of Prose and Prose Style, 4. Prose Devices, 5. Short Stories, 6. Short Stories, 7.Prose, 8. Prose

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    Reading Lucke-Acts in Its Mediterranean Milieu
  • Author : Charles H. Talbert
  • Publisher : BRILL
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN : 9004129642
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  • Genre : Religion
  • This book begins by offering a reading of the theological views of Luke-Acts in terms of Peter J. Rabinowitz's authorial audience and closes with reflections on how one might assess the historical value of Acts.

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    The Journalist's Craft
  • Author : Dennis Jackson,John Sweeney
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781581159752
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • This inspiring collection of 19 essays from veteran news writers explains how to weave storytelling skills into nonfiction narratives. Journalists of all backgrounds and levels of experience will discover dozens of exercises that have been tested successfully in newsrooms, workshops, and classrooms, and will cover everything from the fundamentals of reporting, writing and revising to more specialized elements like creating rhythm, cadence, and voice; employing dialogue and scene-building; and such devices as foreshadowing, symbols, and metaphors. Contributors are all veteran journalists, including Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down, and several Pulitzer Prize-winners.

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    Experiencing Fictional Worlds
  • Author : Benedict Neurohr,Lizzie Stewart-Shaw
  • Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing Company
  • Pages : 228
  • ISBN : 9789027263032
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Experiencing Fictional Worlds is not only the title of this book, but a challenge to reveal exactly what makes the “experience” of literature. This volume presents contributions drawing upon a range of theories and frameworks based on the text-as-world metaphor. This text-world approach is fruitfully applied to a wide variety of text types, from poetry to genre-specific prose to children’s story-books. This book investigates how fictional worlds are built and updated, how context affects the conceptualisation of text-worlds, and how emotions are elicited in these processes. The diverse analyses of this volume apply and develop approaches such as Text World Theory, reader-response studies, and pedagogical stylistics, among other broader cognitive and linguistic frameworks. Experiencing Fictional Worlds aligns with other cutting-edge research on language conceptualisation in fields including cognitive linguistics, stylistics, narratology, and literary criticism. This volume will be relevant to anyone with interests in language and literature.

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    Heroes
  • Author : Robert Cormier
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9780307530813
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • Francis Joseph Cassavant is 18. He has just returned home from the Second World War, and he has no face. He does have a gun and a mission: to murder his childhood hero. Francis lost most of his face when he fell on a grenade in France. He received the Silver Star for bravery, but was it really an act of heroism? Now, having survived, he is looking for a man he once admired and respected, a man adored my many people, a man who also received a Silver Star for bravery. A man who destroyed Francis’s life.

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    The Bread of God: as Foreshadowed in the Old Testament and Fulfilled in Christ
  • Author : F. M. Fearnley
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN : OXFORD:600094844
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  • Genre : Books
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    Knowing Differently
  • Author : Pranee Liamputtong,Jean Rumbold
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1604563788
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  • Genre : Science
  • This book explores the experiential research methods (arts-based, reflexative, collaborative) that allow researchers to access their own and their participants' knowing in richer ways. It comprises chapters on innovative methods of research and analysis using literary forms, performance and visual arts, and through collaborative and interdisciplinary inquiry. It offers methodological discussions and first-person accounts of experiences in using these methods in order to fire the imagination of students and researchers. Writers are drawn from various disciplines in the health and social sciences, and the methodologies they discuss can be applied across these fields.

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    Nature of Roman Comedy
  • Author : George E. Duckworth
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Pages : 526
  • ISBN : 9781400872374
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • This book provides the most complete and definitive study of Roman comedy. Originally published in 1952. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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    Interactive Storytelling
  • Author : Hartmut Koenitz,Tonguc Ibrahim Sezen,Gabriele Ferri,Mads Haahr,Digdem Sezen,Güven Çatak
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 9783319027562
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Computers
  • This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Interactive Storytelling, ICIDS 2013, Istanbul, Turkey, November 2013. The 14 revised full papers presented together with 10 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 51 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on theory and aesthetics; authoring tools and applications; evaluation and user experience reports; virtual characters and agents; new storytelling modes; workshops.

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    Foregone Conclusions
  • Author : Michael André Bernstein
  • Publisher : University of California Press
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN : 9780520301276
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • We are continually trying to make sense of our world through the stories we tell and are told, but in our search for coherence, we often sacrifice our freedom and the rich randomness of life. In this passionate and lucid book, Michael André Bernstein challenges our practice of "foreshadowing," in which we see our lives as moving toward a predetermined goal or as controlled by fate. Foreshadowing, he argues, demeans the variety and openness that exist in even the most ordinary moments of life. And it is precisely ordinary life, with its random, haphazard, and contradictory choices, that Bernstein celebrates in his call for "sideshadowing"—an alternative practice that reminds us that every present is dense with possible futures. Bernstein sees the Holocaust as the prime example of how our tendency to "foreshadow" and "backshadow" misrepresents history. He argues eloquently against politicians and theologians who posit the Holocaust as foreordained and who depict its victims as somehow complicit with a fate that they should have been able to foresee. Instead, Bernstein proposes a radically new understanding of the relationship between the Holocaust and earlier Jewish experience, transforming how we read and write both individual and communal history. Foregone Conclusions is an extraordinarily wide-ranging book, both in its scope and in its broader intellectual and moral implications. From the latest biographies of Kafka to the peace accords between Israel and the PLO, from the role of cultural diversity in universities to the Crown Heights riots, Bernstein warns us against passively accepting our identities as being shaped primarily by historical or personal victimization. His book liberates us from stereotyped patterns of understanding the relationship between our lives as individuals and as members of racial, sexual, and historic/ethnic communities. Berstein ultimately opens a powerful new way to understand the principles governing how we read and write narratives--whether historical, personal, or literary. In striking original juxtapositions and critical evaluations of Marcel Proust, Robert Musil, and Aharon Appelfeld, Bernstein sugests the need for a new literary model based on the prosaics of daily life. Bernstein speaks directly and persuasively to many of the most pressing issues in Jewish history, Holocaust studies, literary criticism, and cultural history. Foregone Conclusions is a provocative and poignant attempt to find coherence in our world without accepting either ineluctable destiny of pure coincidence. This title is part of UC Press's Voices Revived program, which commemorates University of California Press’s mission to seek out and cultivate the brightest minds and give them voice, reach, and impact. Drawing on a backlist dating to 1893, Voices Revived makes high-quality, peer-reviewed scholarship accessible once again using print-on-demand technology. This title was originally published in 1994.

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    The Three-Headed Dragon and the Golden Keys
  • Author : Charles Young
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN : 1453597840
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • "The Three-Headed Dragon and the Golden Keys is an adventure story about four young students who fi nd adventure in todays world and in medieval times. Gordon, Alita, Carlos, and Louis have formed a little club they call the Daredevil Detective Agency. These fourth and fi fth graders will try to solve the problems of a mine shaft collapse, an unruly wizard, and an enemy Golden Knight. But their biggest dilemma is a fi re-breathing, three-headed dragon that would like to possess the golden keys to the kingdom. You will also meet an unusual collection of people who help these young detectives survive their quest while they are in the medieval world."

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    The Original Ending of Mark
  • Author : Nicholas P. Lunn
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Pages : 390
  • ISBN : 9781630875206
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • Although traditionally accepted by the church down through the centuries, the longer ending of Mark's Gospel (16:9-20) has been relegated by modern scholarship to the status of a later appendage. The arguments for such a view are chiefly based upon the witness of the two earliest complete manuscripts of Mark, and upon matters of language and style. This work shows that these primary grounds of argumentation are inadequate. It is demonstrated that the church fathers knew the Markan ending from the very earliest days, well over two centuries before the earliest extant manuscripts. The quantity of unique terms in the ending is also seen to fall within the parameters exhibited by undisputed Markan passages. Strong indications of Markan authorship are found in the presence of specific linguistic constructions, a range of literary devices, and the continuation of various themes prominent within the body of the Gospel. Furthermore, the writings of Luke show that the Gospel of Mark known to this author contained the ending. Rather than being a later addition, the evidence is interpreted in terms of a textual omission occurring at a later stage in transmission, probably in Egypt during the second century.

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    The Anatomy of Prose: 12 Steps to Sensational Sentences Workbook
  • Author : Sacha Black
  • Publisher : Atlas Black Publishing
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN : 9781913236021
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Reference
  • Do your sentences fail to sound the way you want? Are they lackluster, with flat characters and settings? Is your prose full of bad habits and crutches? The Anatomy of Prose: 12 Steps to Sensational Sentences, by Sacha Black, showed writers how to polish their prose to perfection in an easy and humorous, step-by-step guide. This workbook puts those lessons to use by building on each chapter in The Anatomy of Prose, guiding you through the development of your sentence-level craft. Inside the workbook you’ll find hundreds of thought provoking questions, exercises and creativity boosting prompts. This resource will help you: + Create descriptions that sing + Craft character emotions that will hook a reader + Harness all five senses to make your stories come alive, deepening your reader's experience + Learn tips and tricks for balancing details at the sentence level + Discover methods for strengthening each sentence through strategic word choice, rhythm and flow + Implement dozens of literary devices, including how to utilize them to give your prose power + Use tactics for differentiating characters in dialogue as well as making it punchy and unforgettable + Self-edit through a comprehensive prose-specific self-editing check list + Embody your character's personality at the sentence level + Avoid the most common pitfalls and mistakes at the sentence level Read the The Anatomy of Prose Workbook today and start creating kick-ass sentences.

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    CliffsNotes on James' Portrait of a Lady
  • Author : James L Roberts
  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Pages : 58
  • ISBN : 9780544183353
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • This CliffsNotes guide includes everything you’ve come to expect from the trusted experts at CliffsNotes, including analysis of the most widely read literary works.

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    At the Edge of Existence
  • Author : Brandon West
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Pages : 259
  • ISBN : 9781476644196
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Few scary stories begin with a disclaimer that they are fictional. Instead, they claim to be true even when they are not. Such stories blur the line between fiction and reality, pushing audiences to consider where fiction ends and reality begins. These kinds of horror stories comprise the understudied subgenre of liminal horror. As the first book on this subject, this volume surveys a variety of liminal horror films. It discusses the different variations within liminal horror's sub-genres and considers why horror films are obsessed with the natures of, and borders between, fiction and reality. After first laying out the basic traits of the horror genre in the context of liminality, this book then dives into film more specifically and how the medium is uniquely situated to explore the movement between the fictional and the real. Through lenses such as dreaming, memory, and perception, the following chapters explore the role liminal horror plays in the the human psyche's subconscious/unconscious, and the various functions of the human mind in perceiving, or misperceiving, reality.

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    What Every Middle School Teacher Needs to Know about Reading Tests (from Someone who Has Written Them)
  • Author : Charles Fuhrken
  • Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
  • Pages : 247
  • ISBN : 9781571108852
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  • Genre : Education
  • Tests require a special kind of savvy, a kind of critical thinking and knowledge application that is not always a part of classroom reading experiences. Who better to teach you how to prepare your students for reading tests than someone who has written them? Charles Fuhrken has spent years working with several major testing companies and contributing to the reading assessments of various testing programs. What he's learned about testing can help teachers who are interested in teaching effective reading strategies as well as preparing students for reading tests. What Every Middle School Teacher Needs to Know About Reading Tests (From Someone Who Has Written Them) offers extensive, practical strategies to help students perform well on test day. This ready-to-use, easy-to-understand resource provides a wealth of information about reading tests, including high-quality preparation materials, samples of the most frequently assessed reading standards, and engaging core-reading activities. Charles takes the mystery out of reading tests; he explains how students can learn the language of tests and apply their knowledge of reading to standardized tests. In addition to providing information about reading tests that will help students feel prepared and confident on test day, What Every Middle School Teacher Needs to Know About Reading Tests provides a wealth of resources that can be incorporated into a teacher's everyday reading work, including vocabulary development, literary techniques, interpretation, comprehension, and more.

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    A Study Guide for Isabel Allende's House of the Spirits
  • Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher : Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Pages : 15
  • ISBN : 9781410335982
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • A Study Guide for Isabel Allende's "House of the Spirits," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.