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Helen Coats
Govie Creative Writing 2017 - Purdue University - Purdue Performance Collaborative
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Helen Coats Feb 20
Replying to @smimsyy
Ah, the pain. The sorrow.
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Helen Coats Feb 20
Replying to @smimsyy
Same. Also, are you okay? No concussions?
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Helen Coats Feb 20
Replying to @HelenJackets
“One of the things I love as a teacher is watching the logistical challenge of people as they struggle to split themselves into four groups.”
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Helen Coats Feb 20
Replying to @HelenJackets
“If Journey to the West was an RPG, Sha Monk would be a Warrior.”
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Helen Coats Feb 20
Replying to @HelenJackets
“A very base personality who has fallen from the path of enlightenment has stolen our eraser.”
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against all logic Feb 19
voting, at bare minimum, is harm reduction. if someone *seriously* argues that you shouldn't make people's lives less hellish, then ignore them. anyone who tries to dissuade you from voting is not worth listening to
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
“Immortality - an alternative space where you don’t have to listen to Heaven or Hell.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
“Dragonball is very loosely inspired by Journey to the West. Goku is a loose version of the Monkey King. No Buddhist enlightenment here, though.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
“It’s probably the sign of a fallen culture that we have a magazine named Vanity Fair. Poor Bunyan.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
“Cultural imperialism isn’t a problem I can solve in a class period, sorry.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
Comparing Story of the Stone to Journey to the West: “Story of the Stone wouldn’t make as interesting of a video game. It’d be like a very early Chinese version of the Sims. Which I would totally play.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
“Does anyone know what this song is? It’s Lascia ch’io pianga - it means ‘let me cry’ or ‘let me weep,’ so it’s certainly appropriate for a day in which you turn in papers.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
“Art, baby. It’s rad. Buraku ‘rak’s.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
“Those Criterion Collection films - they’re the special movies that go on sale for 50% sometimes at Barnes and Nobel - and then you buy them to make you feel good about yourself and then never watch them bc they make you feel sad. Not speaking from experience.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
On The Love Suicides at Amijima: “Puppet Theater is seriously INTENSE content-wise.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Replying to @HelenJackets
While sipping tea from a water bottle, on the subject of people who missed our first class discussion of 1001 Nights: “They’re impoverishing their immortal souls and I can’t help them.”
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Helen Coats Feb 18
Things my fantastic World Literature teacher has said in class: a thread:
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against all logic Feb 8
It’d be so fucking awesome to photosynthesize, just lay outside, let the sun fill me belly w chicken tikki masala, nice
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Helen Coats Feb 6
Replying to @laptopmicdrop
For their sake as well as ours
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ABC News Politics Jan 10
Officials at Joshua Tree National Park say some of the iconic trees and landscape have been damaged by visitors and motorists during the government shutdown.
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