Blog 2 – Her

CREATIVE: Write a paragraph beginning with Emerson’s line “In the woods too, a man casts off his years… In the woods is perpetual youth.” (Nature Chapter 1) In the woods too, a man casts off his years… In the woods is perpetual youth. In the woods is freedom. Freedom from judgement, freedom from expectations, freedom from my […]

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Blog 1 – Summer peaches

GENERAL Create your own topic on any aspect of the literature we have been exploring over the last two weeks. Where possible try to link it to your own personal experience.  My experience with American Writing is that it is easily misunderstood. It is usually interpreted through the American Dream ideal lense. It is more […]

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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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