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Archive for September, 2010

The line “And would it have been worth it, after all” is a line, just by reading it, a person could figure out what the poem will generally be about. The Poem “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” is about an indecisive man who is in love with a lady but is so insecure […]

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Lapis Lazuli

Choose one of these poems that particularly interested you and write in your blog about what you discovered and enjoyed about it from reading and thinking about it some more. The Poem that I found the most interesting was the poem Lapis Lazuli. Lapis Lazuli was written during world war11 in Europe. In Lapis Lazuli […]

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In Achebe’s piece “An Image of Africa: Racism in Heart of Darkness” he pronounces Conrad a racist whose heart is not only filled with the darkness of racism, but uses it to remind him and his reader that his European race has evolved into something better. Achebe talks about how the European civilization, helped cure […]

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The Mystery of Mr. Kurtz

Mr. Kurtz is the man that the narrator of the story, Marlow, is searching for on his journey in finding his life’s destiny. Marlow has heard about the greatness of Mr. Kurtz throughout his journey in Africa and every story he hears tells him more and more about the greatness, ingenuity, and power of Mr. […]

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What reading means to me

Reading means seeing things through other people’s eyes to me. Whether it means someone explaining how they feel about a certain topic or even a story. Everyone has a different imagination an a different way of looking at things, and books which tell stories give the reader not only a good story to read but […]

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