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Essay: History of the Social Studies Curriculum

From reviewing social studies journals, there seems to be a regular occurrence of Kieran Egan, an educational theorist at Simon Fraser University.  While he is employed in British Columbia, he has written numerous pieces that can be viewed by American social studies educators.  In many of his articles, Egan expresses that educators would be “educationally…

Pip and Joe’s Relationship in Great Expectations

In ​Great Expectations ​(1861) by Charles Dickens, the most noteworthy relationship is the relationship between Pip, the protagonist of the novel, and his father-figure Joe, the humble blacksmith. Throughout the course of the text, this relationship evolves from a warm, brotherly relationship, forged in the fires of adversity, to a distant and fractured one, caused…