Read-Entalism-Tigo

The book I am currently reading right now is It by Stephen King. It is a pretty large book, with around 1,200 pages, so it has been taking me quite a long time to finish. I am in the second part of the book when…

Song of Myself

My initial impression of the poem “Song of Myself” by Walt Whitman was that it was a very interesting poem. I originally thought it was only the page that we read in class but after I searched it up I realized it was over 100…

Thoreau’s Attempt

There are a lot of connections to be made between Thoreau and Emerson. Transcendentalism is the idea of being self-reliant and understanding that you are more than just a human being. You are a part of nature and you are here for nature, not the…

Argumentative Reflection

Over the course of this unit, my thoughts and understanding of debating and arguments have changed a whole lot. We argue all day everyday from really small topics to larger, bigger scale issues and we tend to not realize it. This introduces the problem of…

Debate Topic First Thoughts

For my debate topic I got the Ban on Assault Rifles but the con side. This means that I have to argue that assault rifles do not need to be banned, and the primary argument is that this would be taking away from citizens’ Second…

Virtues Experiment

The purpose of the virtues experiment was to look back and reflect on what virtues you broke and how to fix them. Franklin created these virtues to make himself, and anyone that follows them a better person. This is a great idea because the virtues…

Thoughts on “The Dodo’s Conundrum”

My first impression of the poem was that it was very confusing but I think the rhyme scheme and rhythm pattern were very entertaining. After reading the poem a few times I could grasp more of the concepts that were hidden in the poem. One…

Thoughts on Poetry

At the beginning of this unit, I said that I was going to hate poetry and that I was never going to enjoy anything we were going to read in this unit. But after going over some of the poems in one of the books…

How my short story has changed

From the beginning ideas for my short story to the end, my story has changed drastically. I started out with the idea of a nuclear attack occurring, which didn’t change but I was originally going to have the main conflict be survival. I was originally…

Character Development in “It”

One of the things that is working really well in my book is the development of characters and the way they interact with each other. Stephen King did a very good job on making the characters relatable to his audience. I can transfer this over…