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Scrappy Patchy Pencil Cup

Annabel Wrigley FunStitch Studio ePub

a teeny bit more challenging

Scrappy Patchy Pencil Cup

What Do I Need?

Scraps at least 7˝ long of fun fabric

Mason jar (We used a jar measuring 6½˝ tall, but you can use any size for this project.)

¼ yard of plain canvas fabric for the backing

Fun-colored sewing machine thread

Basic sewing supplies

special skills

•Refer to The Rules of Sewing

• Using an iron

Prepare the Pieces

1.Use a tape measure to measure the jar from the base to just under the lid area. Now add ½˝ and write that measurement down. It will be the height of your cover. (My jar measures 5½˝, with the addition of ½˝ to make a measurement of 6˝.)

2.Measure around the circumference of the jar. Add ¾˝ and write down the measurement. (Mine is 12¼˝, with the addition of ¾˝ to make a measurement of 13˝.)

3.Cut the canvas the height and width of the measurements that you wrote down in Steps 1 and 2. (In my case, 6˝ × 13˝.)

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"R" Words: SSAT-ISEE Essential Vocabulary

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Variables: COOP-HSPT Algebra

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"S" Words: COOP-HSPT Vocabulary

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Geometry on the Coordinate Plane

Michael Buckley Saddleback Educational Publishing PDF

Name

Date

Plotting Points on a Coordinate Plane

A point on a coordinate plane is defined by its x- and y-coordinates. The location of a point is given by an ordered pair.

Sign of

Coordinate

x

y

Ordered Pair

+

right

up

(x, y)

left

down

(x-coordinate, y-coordinate)

Rules for Plotting Points on a Coordinate Plane

1. Move right or left from the y-axis the number of units of the x-coordinate.

2. Move up or down from the x-axis the number of units of the y-coordinate.

5

Example

Graph the following point: (–3, 4).

–5

Step 1 Move right or left from the y-axis the

number of units of the x-coordinate.

Step 2 Move up or down from the x-axis the

number of units of the y-coordinate.

5

0

Move left from the y-axis 3 units.

Move up from the x-axis 4 units.

–5

Practice

5

Graph the following points.

1. (2, –3)

–5

5

0

Move right or left from the y-axis the number of units of the x-coordinate.

Move up or down from the x-axis the number of units of the y-coordinate.

from

Move the y-axis

units.

Move the x-axis

–5

from units.

2. (−5, 0)

3. (5, 3)

10

A

4. (0, 4)

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Ship of Fools

Edited by Thomas Austenfeld UNT Press ePub

Ship of Fools

Alexandra Subramanian

When Ship of Fools was published on April Fool’s Day, 1962, Porter knew that her honeymoon with the critics was over. "[L]et it [come]," she had told her publisher, Seymour Lawrence.1 Indeed, since its publication Ship of Fools has invited admiration but also biting criticism from friends, critics, and biographers alike. Some of the criticism, moreover, has been highly personal, highlighting Porter’s own faults, prejudices, and shortcomings, at times disregarding her complex humanity, which included a capacity for kindness that cannot be easily dismissed. Theodore Solotaroff, writing a review of Ship of Fools in Commentary in 1962, summed up the prevailing feeling against the novel. He virtually decimates it from almost every angle, claiming that the "soul of humanity is lacking."2

This paper argues against those who have judged Ship of Fools as marred by cynicism, prejudice, and the author’s darkened view of humanity. The novel will be analyzed, rather, in light of Porter’s debilitating sensitivity, deep understanding of human behavior and motives, and acute awareness of the consequences of casual or calculated cruelty, misogyny, and violence. Porter was attuned to the suffering of the vulnerable, whether afflicted by poverty, parental cruelty and neglect, or disability. To Porter’s mind, acts of unkindness, insensitivity, and a failure to take responsibility, especially regarding the weak and vulnerable, created a tragic and unnecessary cycle of violence, alienation, and despair.

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"After All, What Is This Life Itself?"

Edited by Thomas Austenfeld UNT Press ePub

"After All, What Is This Life Itself?"

Dimiter Daphinoff

There is a painting in the Yale University Art Gallery that gives visual expression to some of the central concerns of early modern culture which the twentieth-century American writer, Katherine Anne Porter, takes up in her novel Ship of Fools. As with so many of Hieronymus Bosch’s works, the dating of The Allegory of Intemperance is uncertain, but it is generally assumed that it must have been completed some time between 1495 and 1500 as part of a triptych illustrating the Seven Deadly Sins.1 The famous companion panel, the Ship of Fools, is now in the Louvre in Paris. Given the immediate European popularity of Sebastian Brant’s Narrenschiff, published in 1494, Bosch is likely to have designed his triptych as a visual interpretation of Brant’s poem.

This essay, whose starting point is a striking verbal echo of Erasmus’ Praise of Folly in Katherine Anne Porter’s Ship of Fools, proposes to investigate the interrelated themes of death, immortality, and folly in Porter’s novel in the context of their treatment by Porter’s great predecessors Brant, Erasmus, and More. It aims to show that the uncompromising indictment of the fools on board Porter’s ship lacks the moral certainties that render the satires of Brant and Erasmus, in particular, effective through the alternatives they imply.

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Chapter 2: Seminoles Start Late

Alex Monnig SportsZone PDF

He Said It

“Do you mean you want to spy on them?” —Florida State President Doak S. Campbell after the team’s first football coach, Ed Williamson, asked for money to scout Stetson’s football squad before the team’s first game

The school soon picked a nickname. The 4,056 students decided to call their teams the Seminoles. The Seminoles were an American

Indian tribe in Florida. The tribe had to fight hard to keep settlers from taking its land and changing its traditions. The students wanted that determination and spirit to be reflected in their sports teams.

It took a little longer for the football team to record its first win. The team’s first game was a loss against Stetson in October 1947. That was followed by four more losses as the young team ended its first season

0–5. But the losing quickly came to an end.

Florida State became a founding member of the Dixie Conference in 1948. The school hired Don Veller to replace Williamson and lead the way. He had played football at Indiana. Then he had coached at both

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Notes on Contributors

Edited by Thomas Austenfeld UNT Press ePub

Thomas Austenfeld is Professor of American Literature at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Jewel Spears Brooker is Professor of English Literature emerita at Eckerd College, Florida.

Dimiter Daphinoff is Professor of English Literature at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.

Joachim Knape is Professor of Rhetoric at the University of Tübingen, Germany.

Beth Alvarez is Curator of Literary Manuscripts emerita at the University of Maryland at College Park.

Robert H. Brinkmeyer, Jr. is Emily Brown Jefferies Professor of English and Director of the Institute for Southern Studies at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C.

Christine Hait is Professor of English at Columbia College in Columbia, S.C.

Anne-Marie Scholz is Adjunct Professor of American Studies at the University of Konstanz, Germany.

Alexandra Subramanian is Adjunct Professor of English at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, California.

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Simple Equations: COOP-HSPT Algebra

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Sewn Gift Bags

Annabel Wrigley FunStitch Studio ePub

easy peasy

Sewn Gift Bags

Finished Size: Approximately 7¾˝ × 9⅝˝

What Do I Need?

Fat quarter of fun fabric (see Fat Quarter)

Approximately 24˝ of fun-colored twine

Basic sewing supplies

special skills

•Refer to The Rules of Sewing

• Using an iron

• Sewing around a corner

Prepare the Pieces

Cut 2 pieces of fabric 8½˝ × 12˝ using the diagram as your guide.

Let’s Make It

If you are using a ¼˝ presser foot, don’t forget to use washi tape as a guide to make the correct seam allowance width for this project.

Place the 2 fabric pieces right sides together and pin down a long (12˝) side.

Sew down that side with the edge of the presser foot on the edge of the fabric.

With these fun fabric gift bags, wrapping your gift can be almost as much fun as making it. They have a great dual purpose of holding your gift and then being a useful little bag for storing special things!

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Polynomials: SSAT-ISEE Algebra

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"Q" Words: SSAT-ISEE Essential Vocabulary

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Fashion Designing

Low, Rachel C&T Publishing ePub

FASHION ILLUSTRATION

Another great way to discover your creative style is to do some fashion illustration. Whether you have an entire collection in mind, an outfit you want to make, or just one piece, fashion illustration gives you (and others) a visual representation of what your specific vision is.

Most fashion designers are constantly drawing their designs for their collections. They work from these drawings to consider various fabrics and ultimately to choose fabrics and make the garment.

Some designers draw their designs freehand. Some use croquis.

It provides a well-proportioned fashion figure for you to draw your garments and accessories on. You have your own croquis to color and design! Trace a croquis using lightweight paper or vellum (what the fashion designers use) or make photocopies of the page so you have lots of croquis on hand to use and design.

Patterns of different pieces of clothing and boots are also blank and will help you draw the various fashion silhouettes. Trace over them again and again if you use lightweight paper for your croquis, copy them with a photocopier, or make templates on a heavier paper or cardboard so you can use them over and over.

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Multiplication and Division: Fractions: SSAT-ISEE Arithmetic

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