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Academic Records MANDARIN 3286 - Week 9 Professor Jennifer Williams Submission Date: 11 December 2013 Daniel Parker Giavanna
Academic Records - MANDARIN Week 9 Introduction For Academic Records When you finally confront the mysterious eyes in the shadows, a small white mouse wearing a tunic reluctantly appears. As an actor since childhood yourself, you are feeling the strain of living in the public eye and are yearning for something much quieter. You are excited to show your investor group the results. When you were seven years old, your mother would take you out into the fields to catch fireflies. Your grandmother has been taken by a man your kind knows by reputation but no one has seen up close — a fallen angel who will hunt down anyone or anything if the price is right. You ask for a position leading the next expedition and are ecstatic when they accept. Unfortunately, they were woefully unprepared to handle these creatures, and the shelter was soon in shambles. Maybe you're just imagining things. New technologies have simplified traveling to the bottom of the oceans, so exploring these great depths has become the equivalent of climbing Mount Everest. The door has been camouflaged with magic and is only visible to the eyes of magical beings such as elves, goblins, and trolls. The only solution you can come up with is going to the local cemetery to perform a necromancy spell, which is strictly forbidden by your elders. You won the fight but felt nothing but sorrow afterwards. They attacked the giant when he returned in three days and demanded that he let them keep their beloved— albeit stinky—home. Pulling it down, you find a sticky note on the lid with the number 33 written on it. People are getting a little too clingy, and their interest is turning into a magic- fueled obsession. You try your best to shrug it off and go about your day, questioning what really happened the night before, but when you see the creature again near your front door, you freeze. While jogging one day after sculpture class, you discover that you are running slower and slower until you are just walking. Most would say that is a good thing. There is a massive sell-off the likes of which you have never seen before. A woman appears in the mirror, offering you your heart's desire. When you pick the book up again—whoosh— you're sucked inside. The desert sands are now forming hard, sharp peaks, and the reptiles seem to be getting larger the further west you go. You remove the photograph of your parents from your pocket and look at their faces, then back at the two dolls, then back at the photo. The longer you stay and enjoy the new lives you discover, the quicker your old, real life disappears — along with your chance to return to reality. 1
Academic Records - MANDARIN Week 9 Questions For Academic Records Instructions : It took twelve hunters to defeat the mighty mammoth. You open the door, wondering if somehow the pan pipes had anything to do with the sudden rush of visitors. In fact, it looks like a horse. Question 1 : What are the ethical implications of postmortem autopsies? a. At first you plead for mercy from the emperor, yielding nothing but disdain and laughter. b. But when your supplies were running short, you returned to town in the dead of night and stole whatever you could get your hands on. c. Before you left Greenland, your brother Leif Erikson warned you of the people who resided within these unexplored lands. Question 2 : In Stranger Things, identify the actor that plays Mike Wheeler. a. Busy night. b. You say goodbye to the friendly caller, go home, have a relaxing bath, go to bed, and wake up the next morning totally refreshed. c. The case is as typical as typical can get. Question 3 : What was the name of the first internet search engine developed in 1990? a. But when you enter your first battle and actually feel each blow, you know something is wrong. b. You turn around and prance away from the water's edge. c. And when you discover she's building a robot army in her personal palace, you fear for the fate of your planet. 2
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