When I joined the AP English program three years ago, as a grade 10 with little experience and high hopes, I was terrified. When I returned last year, as a grade 11 with more worries and[…]
Discuss the significance of an individual’s attempt to live unconstrained by convention or circumstance.
What do the texts suggest to you about an individual’s capacity for self-sacrifice in the face of compelling circumstances? (in response to the poem Dancer by Alden Nowlan)
The following is my personal response to the poem [anyone lived in a pretty how town] by e.e. cummings. It explores the themes presented in the poem regarding the transition into adulthood and the drastic[…]
The following serves as both my blog and my “representation” of what I have learned/experienced through our novel study, particularly concerning the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.
The following is an emulation of the poem The Genius by poet, singer, and author Leonard Cohen, an incredibly talented and thought-provoking man who passed away on November 7th of this year. His music, his[…]
“People’s fates are simplified by their names.” — Elias Canetti There is figurative and literal power in the naming of individuals, whether that be through the name they are given at birth or through the[…]
um·bra /ˈəmbrə/ noun — the name given to the shadow cast by a celestial object that entirely blocks out illumination (when my anger gets the best of me) ○ ☾ ○[…]
PROMPT: Discuss the idea(s) developed by the text creator in your chosen text about the role self-perception plays when individuals seek to reconcile the conflict between illusions and reality. (June 2014) An individual’s[…]
The following personal response is a short story inspired by Italo Calvino’s “The Distance Of The Moon,” in which a man fantasizes about spending a month on the moon with the woman he lusts after. When he does[…]