Over the years of my education we have been asked to read many different William Shakespeare plays. I feel indifferent about Shakespeare's literature and dont mind reading but don't love it. It seems…Continue
why does it seem that no matter what book we have to read in class it seems awful. Nobody actually wants to read these books and they were all written 200 years ago. why not try and pick more modern…Continue
I never understood how people were so fascinated by Willa Cather's My Antonia. I was wondering how she thought anybody would find this book interesting. Do you think Willa Cather was just writing…Continue
Every school year English teachers always give you books to read. They want you to look at the literature and think about the messages and things the book to trying to tell the reader. It seems that I personally never really get anything out of the books that I read. Its all common sense things about how you shouldn't backstab people(like Julius Caesar) and violence is wrong. I believe newspapers give you just as much information and that you can use it for the modern world.
My blog post is going to mainly be about Writers Week and the inspiration it gives others to stand up and present what they have written. Overall, I really enjoyed writers week as a whole. In each of my periods, I had at least one good presenter and I really enjoyed the time spent watching and listening to them. I never really disliked any of the presentations so I was kept interested throughout the whole week and never really had a boring moment of listening.
When i first heard about sharable drafts I thought it was a terrible idea. All the groups would just sit there and not talk to one another and nothing would get done. I soon realized what a great idea it actually was. It helped you get to see other types of writing style and it opened me up to a whole new level of writing so I could write better in the future. All the people in my group were actually talking and discussing too. It really helped to see everybody's writing style and to talk…Continue
We are reading Cather in the Rye today in class and will be continuing reading it for about a week. As I was walking to my next period, I heard of a kid who got expelled. I immediately thought of Holden Caulfield. The Kid had very poor grades and was getting into mischieve that was getting him into trouble. Holden also had terrible grades ands that's why he got expelled. throughout the book, he also gets himself beaten up and kicked out of places due to his behaivor and…Continue