Commonplace Work

Zhenhua Xi 9.27.2016    Professor Hoskins Commonspace “In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.” The root sentence is “I believe that”. “still” is an adverb, and it means continue. “people are really good at heart” is a subordinate clause, and it is used to explain what I still […]

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Commonplace Book #7: Fleming Quote

“[A]n education [. . .] that was designed to support a truly direct, deliberative democracy [. . .] would be an education oriented to the ‘strong publics’ of decision-making rather than the ‘weak publics’ of opinion formation.” (205)   In this quote, Fleming argues about education and how he thinks education should encourage students to […]

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Commonplace Book Entry #7: Fleming Quote

” [A]n education [. . .] that was designed to support a truly direct, deliberative democracy [. . .] would be an education oriented to the ‘strong publics’ of decision-making rather than the ‘weak publics’ of opinion formation.” (205) In this quote, Fleming comments on education and how he believes it should allow individuals to form […]

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Commonplace book: Fleming’s words entry

Discussing Fleming’s quote: “[A]n education [. . .] that was designed to support a truly direct, deliberative democracy [. . .] would be an education oriented to the ‘strong publics’ of decision-making rather than the ‘weak publics’ of opinion formation. (205)” – In this quote, Fleming discusses and expresses his opinion in how democracy is […]

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Commonplace Book 6: Being Concise

Original: In society today, it is offensive to blatantly segregate people ;thus people have resorted to segregating people through architecture since it is much less apparent. Schindler uses the park bench armrests as her primary example. At first glance the park bench armrest appears to be built for comfort. However, the divided sections of the […]

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