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Archive for October, 2010

Choose a passage in this half of Benjy’s section, about the length of a page, for illumination There were many sections in the book that I found confusing even after reading the whole novel. The section I found most confusing of all was Quentin’s section, which I got at some parts but other parts didn’t […]

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At what point did the book come alive for you. The point in the novel that became alive for me was when the children Quentin, Caddy, Jason, T.P, Versh and Benji were all playing around, having fun and trying to figure out what it was their parents were doing inside the house. This happens on […]

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Persepolis

For your blog write about some sequence (a frame to a page) that interested you. Where relevant, remark on the interaction of the drawing and the text. While finishing up the book Persepolis I noticed that as the book progressed to the end the book got sadder and sadder. Iran declares that they are in […]

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Islamic Revolution of 1979

The cause of the Revolution in Iran was because the country was revolting against the modernization and replacement of Islamic ideals in place of Western ones. The ruler of Iran at the time was Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, he was known for his harsh rule, and no adherence to Iran’s constitution. Many people in Iran saw […]

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Ernest Hemingway

For your blog: intermittent reflections on and examples of what makes Hemingway Hemingway While reading The Sun also rises by Ernest Hemingway, I noticed that Hemingway likes to describe to the reader every detail of the narrator Jacob’s life. Most authors don’t do this unless the casual action that is done has some importance that […]

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The Waste Land #2

Reading the Waste Land in class was a little more helpful in understanding the poem then reading it alone. But from what I understood, when discussed in class was that the poem seems to have points that differ from one other but the poem itself doesn’t seem to have one single point. In class we […]

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The Waste land

My first impression of the waste land was that it was a very confusing poem. Not only do the paragraphs seem to have no correlation with one another, but the sentences within the paragraph don’t seem to be in junction with one another. In the first paragraph T.S Elliot talks the season’s winter, summer, fall.  […]

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