Friar Lawrence encourages Romeo and Juliet to love moderately because as teenagers we are very impulsive and quite stupid. We do the things that we want to without thinking of the consequences before hand. Romeo and Juliet will most likely keep being immature, and not realize that most of what they do will make everything … Continue reading Love Moderately
Why do you think that people are capable of hating each other so deeply, sometimes for no good reason? Do you hate someone, or something? Is your hatred irrational? What do people have to do to put this kind of irrational hatred behind them? I think that the Montague’s and Capulet’s don’t exactly know why … Continue reading Hatred
Is it time to sweep Shakespeare’s writing into the dustbin of history? I don’t think that we should just forget about Shakespeare, and not continue to read and analyze his work. Shakespeare is said to be one of the greatest play writers of all time. Don’t you think we deserve to know the basis of … Continue reading Should Schools Still Teach Shakespeare?
The students of PGJR assignment was really cool because everyone’s image is different and I think we tend to only see the outside of them and not who they really are. I really like how we were able to really get to connect with the people we interviewed and see who they were truly on … Continue reading What I Don’t Know About My Fellow Students
How have I done this year? Have I done what I have wanted? What have I done well? What have I struggled with? I think I have done really well this year. I have worked pretty hard and I have had fun while doing it. I have always enjoyed English and Literature and this year … Continue reading Work Will Work When Wishy Washy Wishing Will Not
What makes a person great? To tell you the truth I think the most important things are they need to be kind, respectful, and they don’t care what society or anyone thinks about them. They need to treat everyone kindly no matter what their circumstances are and they need to be understanding. When people are … Continue reading What Makes a Person Great?
The book To Kill a Mockingbird is a brilliantly written, exciting book that tells about two siblings and their childhood. The whole book leads up to a trial that their father, Atticus, is defending. Atticus is defending a black man who is very guiltless, but it does not go the way they wanted. The book … Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird Review
Atticus says, “Don’t fool yourselves–it’s all adding up and one of these days we’re going to pay the bill for it” (252). I think this quote is really profound. It basically foreshadows what is going to happen in the future. It’s really profound for me because Atticus is my favorite character in the book, and … Continue reading Good Stuff
“I really need some help…..I don’t know what to do.” Sara said “Courage is strength in the face of grief……You need to stand for what you believe in. Don’t give up and keep on trying. A lot of times we get in circumstances where usually you can predict the outcome. I had to defend a … Continue reading An Authority on Courage- Atticus
Atticus tells Jem, “I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you … Continue reading Real Courage