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Harrison Bergeron

“The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal” (1). Through Kurt Vonnegut, Jr’s short story “Harrison Bergeron”, we discover what an era of total equality looks like. This story was later adapted to a short film titled 2081. After… Continue Reading →

Introduction: Coco Chanel

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.” Whether your involved in the fashion industry or not, it… Continue Reading →

We as a society are vulnerable to anyone in a position of power. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie stated in her Danger of Single Story talk that power is to be greater than another. These people in power control the stories and… Continue Reading →

Independent Novel Study: The Color Purple 1/3

The Color Purple Alice Walker Scene 1: The scene when Sofia confronts Celie about telling Harpo to beat Sofia after Harpo asked Celie how he can get his wife to listen to him is a turning point in Celie’s outlook… Continue Reading →

Emil response

We live in a time and place where we can take our privileges for granted. We get frustrated when there’s traffic or when the line for coffee is too long. When we see someone who is less of us, we… Continue Reading →

Theory Wars

Star Wars: A New Hope has become a keystone of western culture and plays a large role in many people’s lives. However, if one is to look at this film through a different lens, they can see subtexts in the… Continue Reading →

a message from your majesty

Ladies and gentlemen, we are gathered here today to negotiate the British North American Act, whether or not the provinces should confederate and govern for themselves, leaving the arms of England. Present here today, we have the province of Canada,… Continue Reading →

TALONS Ted Talk: Colour Deficiency

For my TED talk, I decided to cover the concept of colour deficiency and how it affects someones life. I chose to cover this topic because my brother has colour deficiency and I wanted to educate myself and others about… Continue Reading →

Independent Investigation #2

To what extent did the War of 1812 lead to the freedom of slavery? 1830, October 15th A letter to remember Richard Pierpoint I was only 16 when they took me from Bandu. I was brought across seas and bought… Continue Reading →

FINAL VOCAB TEST WORDS

Hapless Persevere Emulate Cacophonous Reproach Plethora Unfounded Ascribe Contemplate Vigilant Authentic Ironic Quandary Bemused Laconic Perpetuate Irate revulsion Impediment Personnification Dismantle Contradict Desolate Insidious Quintessential Aesthetic Delirious Proclivity Recalcitrant Subtle Reconcile Resilient Taciturn Censorious Nomadic Banal Penultimate Guileful Complicit Opulence… Continue Reading →

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