By Jean Hanff Korelitz
"Admissions. Admission. Aren't there facets to the be aware? And opposing sides...It's what we permit in, yet it's additionally what we allow out."
For years, 38-year-old Portia Nathan has shunned the previous, hiding at the back of her busy (and occasionally punishing) occupation as a Princeton Universityadmissions officer and her accountable household lifestyles. Her reluctance to confront in reality by surprise crushed through the resurfacing of a life-altering determination, and Portia is confronted with a unprecedented try. simply as millions of the nation's brightest scholars anticipate her determination concerning their educational admission, so too needs to Portia make a decision no matter if to make her personal final admission.
Admission is straight away a desirable examine the advanced collage admissions procedure and an emotional exam of what occurs while the secrets and techniques of the earlier go back and shake a woman's existence to its middle.
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"Admissions. Admission. Aren't there facets to the be aware? And opposing facets. .. It's what we permit in, yet it's additionally what we let loose. "
For years, 38-year-old Portia Nathan has shunned the prior, hiding at the back of her busy (and occasionally punishing) profession as a Princeton Universityadmissions officer and her in charge household lifestyles. Her reluctance to confront in point of fact by surprise crushed by way of the resurfacing of a life-altering selection, and Portia is confronted with a rare attempt. simply as hundreds of thousands of the nation's brightest scholars anticipate her choice relating to their educational admission, so too needs to Portia make a decision even if to make her personal final admission.
Admission is right now a desirable examine the complicated collage admissions procedure and an emotional exam of what occurs while the secrets and techniques of the earlier go back and shake a woman's lifestyles to its middle.
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59 – 61); cf. Hist. 1. On C. Cornellius Gallus and the trilingual stela of Philae (today in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo), see Minas–Nerpel and Pfeiffer 2010; Hoffmann et al. 2009. See Dundas 2002, 442 for the quotation, and ibid. 433 – 4 on the lasting influence of Dio’s anti–Egypt views in modern scholarship on Roman Egypt. Cordier (2007) contextualizes Dio’s bias within his pedagogical agenda and the Egypt policies of Septimius Severus and Caracalla. On these, see p. 231 – 3. Chapter 1: Egypt and the Nile in Julio–Claudian Rome 31 ‘Egyptian wife’ (Virg.
28 There was a widespread belief that the Nile mud engenders life forms. 797 – 8) and a list of other sources in Bömer 1969, 135 – 6. 29 Greek and Roman narratives of Io’s transformation into Isis are collected in Laguna 1992, 230; Miller 1981 – 82, 106; Bonneau 1964, 269 – 70. See also p. 142 – 3, 145, 165, 176, 199, 261. 30 See Am. 11). Cf. Isis’ intervention in the tale of Iphis (Met. 666 – 797, esp. 687 – 701 and 773 – 94). In one of his exilic poems (Pont. 31 Even when we lift the veil of mythopoetics, the cultic Nile is still present in Rome.
11). Cf. Isis’ intervention in the tale of Iphis (Met. 666 – 797, esp. 687 – 701 and 773 – 94). In one of his exilic poems (Pont. 31 Even when we lift the veil of mythopoetics, the cultic Nile is still present in Rome. In his treatise On Architecture, the Augustan Vitruvius evokes the river in a didactic, ‘technical’ context. While on the topic of the proper orientation of temples, Vitruvius advises his prospective engineer: ‘if temples are to be erected alongside a river, as happens in Egypt in the region of the Nile, then the temples ought to seem to look toward the riverbanks’ (Vitr.
Admission by Jean Hanff Korelitz