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Talia Akerman May 4, 2014 Period 1 Zen and the Art of Motorcycle
Maintenance Term Paper Though not shared
by all, the pursuit, desire, and even need for higher levels of intellect has
become increasingly common. Nevertheless, people are striving for the lev...
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I think this paper of your paper is well written. You are very assertive with your claims on religion, in a good way. You don't use words that make you sound unconvinced of what you're saying so that makes for a very persuasive argument for the reader. Thou...
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Part 3 of Term Paper
As the title of the novel clearly depicts, Pirsig makes use of a motorcycle in order to convey his message to his readers. The actions that occur on the motorcycle trip with the main character and his son exist as a sort of parallel for the story that is be...
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2nd 500 Words of term paper
Phaedrus' inability to define quality and limitedness as a whole is a sort of microcosm for the entire issue in and of itself. Phaedrus represents only a small part of the underground man's inability to function in society. Nevertheless, Phaedrus' small iss...
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First 500 Words
Though not shared by all, the pursuit, desire, and even need for higher levels of intellect has become increasingly common. Nevertheless, people are striving for the level of knowledge that has, in a way, become glamorized: the published papers, the renown,...
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Second Outline
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My view/ take on Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance          A. Phaedrus being fairly
misunderstood and being limited through
his knowledge           1.
The reaction of his fellow teachers to his methods          2.
His inability to define quality...
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Comment on Rodrigo's post
I like the direction in which you're heading with your thesis statement. Nevertheless, I think there are some words that you could cut in order to make it sound less chopped up. If you took out the "but rather" right at the begging you would avoid cutting u...
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Thesis/ Outline
I have decided to write my paper on Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance' s relation to Notes from the Underground and The Stranger.  I think that this topic has a lot of support that can be found in the book and it is also the one that I like the most...
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Comment on Rodrigo's Themes
Strongest: I think your strongest theme is the definition of quality. Since Pirsig himself made the students write an essay on the definition of quality, I think that writing an entire term paper about it would be interesting. Much of the second half of the...
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Comment on Jose's Themes
Strongest: I think your strongest theme is the one where you talk about the fact that we can't figure everything out through rational thinking.  I personally agree with this theme and I think that it would probably be easy to write about seeing as that it a...
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