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When Death Loses Meaning

I was reading this article today to enlighten my perspective for my proposal and final paper topic. I thought it was an interesting read. Figured I’d share. http://kotaku.com/when-death-loses-meaning-in-a-video-game-1686513474 Advertisements

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Additional Edward Said essay discussing colonization

For those of you interested in reading an additional essay by Edward Said, his essay is titled “Two Visions in the Heart of Darkness“. Hope this aids in your searching!

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GROUPING UP ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT FOR DUNGEONS

I know its early but a couple of us from the 9:30-10:45 class will being doing some dungeons on Wednesday night around 23:00. If anyone wants to grab some last minute experience with us, you’re more than welcome to join!!! … Continue reading

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Its 02:37 and I really cannot come up with a creative title for this blog post

For Blog Post 4, I chose to read chapter 5 within Digital Culture, Play and Identity: A World of Warcraft Reader. This chapter focused on an essay by Espen Aarseth titled “World of Warcraft as Spatial Practice”. In his essay, Aarseth … Continue reading

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It might be a bigger insult to be called mainstream than you think

“If you read nothing but the Newspaper of Record, you might believe that New York City, like the nation, united in sorrow and shock, has risen to the challenge of global jihadism, joining a righteous crusade Bush’s people are now … Continue reading

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Loading…. Loading…. Loading….

(Bleeding Edge 74,75) On page 74 of Bleeding Edge, Pynchon begins describing the loading sequence of DeepArcher. Pynchon spends twenty six lines of his narrative to paint an exact picture of what DeepArcher is, and what it was created for. Pynchon eliminates … Continue reading

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Comparing Ideas Presented by Kermode to Examples in Global Frequency

Kermode establishes early on in The End that narratives attempt to create connections between start and finish, essentially creating a control of time. Kermode poses that by creating an “apocalyptic” ending, the writer and reader try to impose a pattern on history. … Continue reading

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