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Wizard of Earthsea Style Analysis

How does Le Guin’s use of literary tools help or hinder the establishment of characters, conflicts, or setting in Chapter 1 of the novel?   Through chapter 1, Ursula Le Guin’s use of literary tools gives a lot of detail to… Continue Reading →

Wizard of Earthsea Guide

Agree//People are their own worst enemy.   A person only succumbs to their negative beliefs when they, themselves believe in it. Even the strongest enemies can’t break someone with an unwavering personal mentality. An individual knows themselves the best; they… Continue Reading →

LACE wise nugs

I conducted two interviews. One with a musical instrument repair technician and the other with a freelance graphic designer. These 3 thematic statements are applicable to both career fields plus more. There is a minimum amount of skill/knowledge needed in… Continue Reading →

Harrison Bergeron

Book to film adaptations have always altered the story in some way. They can either strip the authenticity of the novel or give more impact. Compared to Kurt Vonnegut’s written “Harrison Bergeron”, the film 2081 offers the effects of cinematography,… Continue Reading →

Eminent 2018 Introductions

“Death is only a result. How you live is the most important.” – Xiong Dun Eminent has returned for its annual visit and this year and I have chosen Xiang Yao, or more commonly known by her pen name, Xiong… Continue Reading →

Single Story Response

In Chimamanda Adichie’s The Danger of a Single Story, she tells how one side of a story results in a shallow understanding of a topic and leads to the belief of exaggerated or fake stereotypes. Her university dorm roommate was… Continue Reading →

Eleanor & Park Novel Response: 1/3

Eleanor and Park impress me by how loyal and intimate they are with each other during the phone call. It takes courage to confess emotions but they both know they cherish each other. This scene reveals the emotional side of… Continue Reading →

Emil

Judging a book by its cover is an arbitrary way to determine something’s worth just from their surface. There are many people discriminated because of their race, gender, financial success, and social ranking. In Stuart McLean’s Emil, Morley learns how… Continue Reading →

Star Wars Lens Response

The character perspective/phycological lens allows the viewer to see Star Wars: A New Hope through the eyes of the many main and supporting characters. It is the most effective for reflecting on the different personalities, thoughts, and their growth over the… Continue Reading →

Jonathan McCully letter

Dearest friend, After being called upon by sudden demand to attend the Charlottetown Conference, my ideas have been changed. I wasn’t eager for the Canadian Confederation before, but the fellow delegates have persuaded me. Now, I will promote the Confederation through my newspaper editorials. Although… Continue Reading →

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