Blog 22

My reaction to the film is that it is easy to understand but boring. I am still confused about who turned the light off and knew that he said “rosebud.” It was boring to me, because nothing exciting happened and it was easy for me to get distracted. I think that the parts that were […]

Blog 20

The short story that we read seemed meaningless. I understood what was going on, but why did we read it. Also, why did they make an three day event thing based off of this book. Anyway, I think that it was written in an interesting way, it kept our attention. The choice of words and […]

Blog 19

On Friday, when I heard satire I was not sure what it meant, specifically. I kind of had an understanding of it. I knew that I heard of it after hearing the true definition. I have been listening to satire, basically all of my life whether it be at home, school, or on TV. Humor, […]

3rd Quarter IR

The story I am going to be critiquing is called The Happening by Harvey Yoder. This story is about a school shooting in and Amish schoolhouse. The guy who did it went into the room and told all the boys to leave. He then proceeded to tie up the girls feet and keep them there. […]

blog 18

When we walked in and you explained that we were watching a film called Vertigo I was like seriously. I said that because we had to do research and the movie was like really old. While researching like what the movie was about I was not excited, it seemed boring. When we started watching the […]

Blog 17

My initial reaction is the same as normal. When you first said that we were doing another story and analyzing it I was low key annoyed. I do not like poems and then when we have to analyze them it makes it worse. This was not as bad as the other ones we read. I […]

Blog 16

I do not agree with the saying “that government is best which governs least.” I think it is more the people who run the government. If the people in office are good at their job then it should be fine. Also, who decides if the government is good at their job. There are a lot […]

Blog 15: Thoreau’s Attempt

They have very similar thoughts. They both focus a lot on nature and express that you shouldn’t worry about what people think of you. Society will be wrong so just do your own thing. Emerson talks about feeling like he cannot do anything. Thoreau then talks about living far away from society. Specifically he talks […]

Blog 14

My thoughts on arguing definitely changed after this unit. Arguing with people is fun, but now I learned how to do it the right way. Normally when arguing I do not focus on the type of appeals they use, the fallacies, or the rhetorical devices. Going into this unit I was not excited, because I […]