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English is (s)lacking.

The word that I think the English language needs but lacks is one that describes the feeling of being stressed out in efforts to please someone. For anybody who has ever been in a relationship or anybody who is very anxious (like me) and always worries about pleasing people, you’ll know the feeling I’m talking about. […]

sorry.

Here’s the scene: You’re in a train station. A train arrives, but it’s not the one you’re waiting for. As you watch a few people come and go, you notice a strange scene in the last car of the train. Only two people are inside–a young man and an older woman. They appear to be […]

A Semester in Review

Check out some of my classmate’s blogs that I found interesting enough to comment on: https://theoddhope.wordpress.com/2016/04/02/outlining-the-side-by-side-ap-monster/comment-page-1/#comment-78 They show how they would attack an AP comparative poetry prompt. https://radiantandreceptive.wordpress.com/2016/03/20/women-in-hamlet/comment-page-1/#comment-50 They discuss the role of women in Hamlet. https://eatpraycatz.wordpress.com/2016/03/07/jackson-pollock/comment-page-1/#comment-53 They discuss Jackson Pollock’s work.

Nope nope nope nope nope nope nope.

-sigh- big question: What are their particular situations? This is pretty much summed up by first line of each poem. Devices: rhyme scheme, imagery, allusion, assonance Organization: One body paragraph about the rhyme scheme/structure, one about imagery Intro: talk about life Thesis: Both authors use their poems to express their growing insecurity about growing older, […]