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Parable of the Sower-reading response

May 11th, 2010 by Walta Yoseph on Environmental Studies 219 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The Parable of the Sower is composed in the near future in the 2020’s and depicts the world in a dystopian state. The protagonist, Lauren, suffers from hyperempathy, due to her deceased mother’s drug use. This condition makes Lauren extremely sensitive to the feelings from both humans and non human beings, especially pain. She primarily [...]

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Climate change ‘exaggerated’ in government adverts (reading response 04/22)

April 22nd, 2010 by Walta Yoseph on Environmental Studies 219 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The article talks about advertisements targeting children released in the UK, which were banned due to exaggerated content. These advertisements explicate the dangers of climate change, and they subsequently received a negative response from the public. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) claimed that they were exaggerated. Most of the advertisements were banned, but one remains, [...]

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