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Attending Trinity University as a freshman.

Dr. Manhattan’s Defense Trial

Brett Steffen Dr. Manhattan’s Defensive Trial The graphic novel series The Watchmen by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, contains a controversial issue involving the killing of Rorschach by the hand of Dr. Manhattan. The controversy is whether the death of … Continue reading

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Cunning Writing and Rorschach Drawings

The graphic novel Watchmen was originally published as twelve separate issues. Each issue represented a different chapter in the story. The fifth issue, “Fearful Symmetry,” is particularly intriguing because of the way the author of the Watchmen series was able … Continue reading

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Irony is Not Dead: It’s Was Just Put on Hold

Irony has many definitions covering a very broad range of aspects. Specifically the type of irony referred to by Graydon Carter seven days after the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 is verbal irony stated “I think it’s the end … Continue reading

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Histories: The Alternative

Historians and citizens often think of History as being only what is in the textbook. When going through the history of the world, all the different years and dates are treated as specific benchmarks throughout history, but in terms of … Continue reading

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