“Brave New World” Reading Response – Part 1

“Aldous Huxley’s tour de force, Brave New World is a darkly satiric vision of a “utopian” future – where humans are genetically bred and pharmaceutically anesthetized to passively serve a ruling order. A powerful work of speculative fiction that has enthralled and terrified readers for generations, it remains remarkably relevant to this day as both … More “Brave New World” Reading Response – Part 1

Perfection & the Art of Faking It – Hamlet Final Project

Perfection & the Art of Faking It As a final project in the unit of “Hamlet,” our English 4 class was assigned to brainstorm an overarching theme or core within the Shakespearean play, 5 traits that fit into that specific core, as well as photos of scenes from our communities that portray that core (supported … More Perfection & the Art of Faking It – Hamlet Final Project

“A Thousand Splendid Suns” Reading Response (Part 3 – End)

At the moment, my mind is still processing the story that I have just finished reading. My heart still possesses that feeling of “loss” that many people feel after completing a story that they get very engrossed in. It’s official. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini is now one my top favorite books that I … More “A Thousand Splendid Suns” Reading Response (Part 3 – End)

“A Thousand Splendid Suns” Reader’s Response (Parts 1 and 2)

Brief Background Summary: From what I have mentally collected so far, the novel A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini centers it’s focus around two female characters, Mariam and Laila. The first part invites readers into the world and life of Mariam, a young woman born out of wedlock and forced to live outside of … More “A Thousand Splendid Suns” Reader’s Response (Parts 1 and 2)