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The Significance of Satan: Eikonoklastes as a Guide to Reading the Character in Milton's Paradise Lost
Eikon Basilike, meaning “the King’s Image,” was written in defense of King Charles I, who was executed in 1649 following disputes and charges from his parliament. As he was perceived by his English opponents to be a ...
(Cos)playing Culture: Reimagining the Kimono in Modern-Day Kyoto
“The kimono is said to be dying,” reported American anthropologist Liza Dalby in the opening of her book Kimono: fashioning culture, “to be utterly too cumbersome for modern life, to be as elegantly anachronistic as the ...
Crosslinking the 3′ End of a VLAT to RNA Polymerase: A Method to Elucidate Forward Hyper-Translocation
On a typically strong E. coli promoter, as nascent RNA grows to 8-10 nt⎯accompanied by scrunching 6-8 bp of the enlarged transcription bubble⎯the initial DNA-RNAP contacts disrupt, upstream bubble rewinds, promoter escape ...
The Relationship between Radar Scattering and Lunar Surface Roughness
Understanding the morphology of volcanic features on the Moon is essential to discovering their emplacement mechanisms. It is possible to use radar to distinguish different volcanic terrains on the Moon. In this work, we ...
Early Differential IDO Expression Patterns In The MAIDS Model
Murine acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (MAIDS) is an animal model that is used to study AIDS. It is caused by an exposure to a defective retrovirus present in the LP-BM5 isolate of murine leukemia virus (MuLV) mixture. ...
The Interpretation of the Shrew
This project looks at the various ways in which directors and actors have interpreted The Taming of the Shrew for the theater by examining several stage productions done in England and the United States in the last 35 years.
A Comparative Study of Forelimb Muscle Recruitment During Landing in Three Anuran Species: Rana catesbeiana, Rana pipiens and Bufo marinus
Muscles are what allow animals to walk, jump, run and swim. While they are important in generating the force and power required for propulsive movements, they also are integral to slowing down, serving to absorb energy ...
Mr. Madison's Intentions: Constructing the U.S. Constitution from 1787
In March of this year, the United States Supreme Court began to hear arguments over the constitutionality of President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, passed in March ...
An Analysis of the Discourse of Internet Trolling: A Case Study of Reddit.com
With the proliferation of social media and community discussion and forum websites, interest in understanding and explaining communication on the Internet (with an emphasis on language-based communication) is on the rise. ...