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Myers Brigg’s 16 Personalities: Mercutio

In William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, the readers are introduced to a character named Mercutio. Mercutio is a witty, rebellious, and a very arrogant character. Based off my understanding of Mercutio’s personality and the 16 Personalities test, I came to the… Continue Reading →

Romeo and Juliet ACT II: Critical Response

If promise, trust, and acknowledgement are evident in a relationship, the relationship isn’t children engaging in “puppy love” but rather mature love. In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, it is clear that all three factors are shown to the readers, which is why I strongly… Continue Reading →

Blog Response #3 – “Harrison Bergeron”

In your opinion, what is the most effective medium for telling the “Harrison Bergeron”  narrative: film or text? Explain your answer using specific details that relate to each version, as well as thoughtful reasoning. Although the short-story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. may… Continue Reading →

Blog Response #1 and #2

Blog Post #1 What might you ‘take away’ from our discussions of Stuart Mclean’s “Emil” or “Safe Places,” Chamimanda Ngozi Adichie’s “The Danger of a Single Story,” or Budge Wilson’s “The Metaphor” this week? How might you apply this ‘take… Continue Reading →

Emil

We are taught to become rich and successful in order to prevent ourselves from becoming homeless. Rarely, are we told to become rich and successful in order to help the homeless. Through Stuart McLean’s gratifying short story, “Emil,” the character Morley attempts to understand and become friends with the… Continue Reading →

THƐ CHAØS: Scene #1

Inherited from his mother, the main character, Adam, can see people’s death dates when he looks into their eyes. After arriving in London, he runs into a girl later known as Sarah. Though it was their first encounter, a chill runs… Continue Reading →

A Strange Paragraph Featuring a Strange Teacher

Telling Sentence: The substitute teacher was strange.   The door swings open and through my peripheral vision, I notice a pair of neon pink shoes with yellow polkadots. The substitute teacher was a male. He looked as if he was… Continue Reading →

Light

For the first time ever, something blinded my eyes. Gleaming rays piercing through my vision, I saw it. It can’t do anything yet. It’s useless however; I see hope. As it grows bigger, I start to cherish it more and more. Chasing… Continue Reading →

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