Summative Entry

The main theme I noticed throughout this unit and tried to describe through my blog entries is Reflection on the timeless human person. We may live in a more advanced and technology-driven environment but our internal human nature has not changed drastically. Jane Austen’s “Emma”, in my opinion, felt oddly relatable despite being written years […]

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Blog 9 – Magnified

“This play, while mocking deeply at the tribal customs of the late Victorians, has, at its heart, a wish to point the human race in the right direction: away from fraud, hypocrisy and such indecent preoccupation with material realities.” – Michael Griffith. Write whether you agree or disagree with the last paragraph in this blog. […]

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Blog 8 – White night

CREATIVE You are stuck in a snow storm (or a sand storm), or you are lost in the bush. Describe your last moments. How will you react? I had never been surrounded by so much white in my life. White sky, white ground, white trees, trapped in a white car in the middle of nowhere, […]

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Blog 7 – Trés

CRITICAL In your own words explain what you sense is the real difference between the fictional worlds of George Eliot, Charles Dickens and Jane Austen. What makes Jane Austen stood out from Dickens and Eliot is the fact that she did not follow the mold. “Emma” was written during the Romantic era but it broke […]

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Blog 6 – Nothing but freedom

CREATIVE You are the scholar gypsy. Explain to your friends why you have decided to run away from conventional education. My fellow scholars, I am sure my departure has left some of you puzzled. You may be asking yourself, “Why would he leave everything behind to become no one?”. Well, it’s true, I am not […]

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