Category Archives: My Writings

Bert the Duck

When I was a kid in grade school, I would often make stories and poems, most often about animals. My favorite game on the computer we had was a game titled Storybook Weaver where you just created your own story … Continue reading

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Choosing Power: Between Fascists and Fauns in Pan’s Labyrinth

Ashley Moltzan McCracken-Flesher English 4990 12-05-2007 Choosing Power: Between Fascists and Fauns in Pan’s Labyrinth In the film, Pan’s Labyrinth, power permeates Spain and an Underground Realm through actions and discourse. There is power controlled by Ofelia’s stepfather, a Fascist … Continue reading

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Honor vs. Social Class in The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne

Ashley Moltzan McCracken-Flesher English 4310 10-30-07 Honor vs. Social Class in The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne In The Castles of Athlin and Dunbayne, honor is a very prestigious trait and men are well rewarded when they perform honorable deeds. … Continue reading

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My Puppy: R.I.P. Penny Brite. May 12, 1997 – February 19, 2010

It was the early summer of Nineteen Ninety-Seven I was a young blond girl, nearing the end of age ten. I wanted a puppy to take care of and give my love. My brother was my pretend puppy for a … Continue reading

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Lights and Shadow

There was once a small girl She was asleep in a simple sort of boat. Darkness enveloped the sky around her With the exception of the twinkling of a multitude of stars There was no land to be seen from … Continue reading

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ET Writing Class reported

Here are several links concerning my ET writing class that people might want to look at. Was my favorite class. Unfortunately, I am not featured so talked into a microphone very nervously for nothing. Oh well. Actually a reference to … Continue reading

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Final ET Writing Portfolio…My Favorite Class

Final Writing Portfolio – 5/2/2008 Humans and their Masks Dear E.T., I need to make a confession about my species. Humans lie. A lie is a statement or allusion to something untrue that is meant to deceive someone. A primary … Continue reading

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Fantasy and Religion Final Project

Ashley Moltzan English 4600 Susan Aronstein 5-1-2008 Recovery Power of Spirited Away Many works of Japanese animation – anime – contain fantastical elements and often contain a primary and secondary world within. Thinking of anime that I merely own, I … Continue reading

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Glide Writing

In my Writing for Extra Terrestrials class today, we utilized Glide Writing which is a way to use symbols which have mulitple meanings that one may also morph together and animate as well. I wanted to share because it is … Continue reading

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Fantasy and Religion Midterm Spring ’08

4. How do these texts deal with apocalypse, transitions, and end times? Why? How does this theme function in terms of fantasy and its desires? How does this theme function in terms of historical context? The Ultimate Consolation When I … Continue reading

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