Bliss a constant through Orangemen’s struggles

Sol Bliss’ new pre-game routine goes something like this.

After pulling out his tattered and worn knee brace, he begins methodically fitting the straps through all of the buckles before finally pulling the brace snugly across his left kneeBliss stands up and begins to walk around. After feeling discomfort from the brace, he starts adjusting it again.

“I don’t think I’ve ever put it on without having to readjust it four or five times before I starting playing on it,” he said. “It’s never going to feel comfortable from sweating and sliding.”

The senior will have to go through the same routine for the rest of year and there’s no sign of him taking the brace off.

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Keats connects with beauty

John Keats, in “Ode on a Grecian Urn” and “Ode to a Nightingale” attempts to connect with two objects of immortality to escape from the rigors of human life. In “Ode to a Nightingale”, Keats attempts to connect with a bird’s song because the music knows nothing of aging and mortality. Keats has the same motivation in “Ode on a Grecian Urn” while trying to connect with three separate images on a mysterious urn. Connecting in this sense means to either fully understand the object or become the object itself. For example, when Keats attempts to “connect” with an image on the urn, he attempts to fully understand the origin of the image. While his attempts to connect with the two objects fall short, he nevertheless makes an interesting conclusion about the ideals of beauty and truth.

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