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Eminent 2017 – Document of Learning

As eminent is fast approaching (3 days, can you believe it?!), I decided to watch one of Anna May Wong’s movies to really gain a further insight into the roles she played. I watched the movie Daughter of the Dragon, a… Continue Reading →

Eminent 2017 – Speech Outline

This is my eminent speech outline, loosely following the structure of Freytag’s Pyramid. (quotes that have actually been said are put in quotations) This is subject to change! Exposition/Inciting Incident: I’m sick of being used just to have a whiff… Continue Reading →

Planning 10 – Three Wise Nugs

The three wise nugs that I found from conducting my interview are as follows: The path that you initially choose may not be the path you end up following, and that’s okay. Anything can be achieved if you put in… Continue Reading →

English 10 – Blog Response 3

In your opinion, what is the most effective medium for telling the “Harrison Bergeron”  narrative: film or text? Explain your answer using specific details that relate to each version, as well as thoughtful reasoning. Personally, I found the film to be more… Continue Reading →

English 10 – Blog Response 1&2

Blog Response #1: Upon watching Chamimanda Ngozi Adichie’s “The Danger of a Single Story,” the ideas of perspectives, and how changing them can impact the way we interact with those around us filled my head. We often find ourselves conforming to stereotypes and… Continue Reading →

English 10 – Emil Response

What piece of wisdom does Morley end up taking away from her experience(s) with Emil? Friendship can be more valuable than any amount of money. Stuart McLean’s “Emil” is a short story illustrating the life of a homeless man, Emil, and… Continue Reading →

English 10 – Independent Novel Study Analysis (Oryx and Crake)

Jimmy has a fear of “planned departures”, as revealed in the scene where Crake and Jimmy are watching assisted suicides on the website nite-nite.com. Jimmy thinks about how “These planned departures made him uneasy: they reminded him of Alex the… Continue Reading →

English 10 – Crimson

Prompt: My friend was so mad. The door swung open and she stormed into the room with turbulent footsteps, leaving a trail of destruction in her wake. She screamed fury, blood and adrenaline pulsing through her veins, igniting a fire… Continue Reading →

In Depth Post #5 – Starting Off

My meeting with Jordan this week was extremely productive. I made a trip to the fabric store over the break like he suggested and picked up a lightweight, royal blue fabric that felt similar to chiffon. Despite the fact that… Continue Reading →

In Depth Post #4 – Dresses

It has been roughly another 2 weeks since my last meeting with my mentor, and I believe I have progressed greatly in terms of planning and my relationship with Jordan. To start the meeting, I updated Jordan on what I’ve… Continue Reading →

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