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When choosing the required courses for my English major I have a habit of just choosing the course number and not looking at the description of what the course is about because I figure I’ll end up learning what the course is about when I start attending the classes. And that does happen but I […]

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“A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe” for blog: consider either madness or silence–both have been thematic in other sections and have an important place in this section which is the one most about Maxine herself The section “A Song for a Barbarian Reed Pipe” I feel reveals the most about Maxine as a person. […]

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“Shaman” and “At the Western Palace” for blog: comment on the enormous difference in Maxine’s mother in these two sections? The story of the mother in Shaman talks about a younger version of herself. The Western Place talks about when Maxine’s mother is older and how she reacts to Moon child or her sister coming […]

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The Woman Warrior

Consider the statement on page 53 “The swordswoman and I are not so dissimilar.” On the basis of these first 2 sections how can Maxine claim to be a woman warrior? The first two sections show the life of a Chinese women who doesn’t seem satisfied with the way she has been bought up, and […]

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Dreams From My Father

It’s hard to read the book “Dreams from My Father” without looking at a type of stepping stone for furthering his political agenda not just because a person has that in mind when they open book, but because the whole book I feel centers around the theme of change which was Obama’s logo when he […]

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Three Entries that Interested me:

John Stippell – Hard to choose. Egzona Kelmendi- Mom will kick your… Caitlin Machicote- Drown

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Junot Diaz #2

Last five stories. For blog: your favorite and why I would say that my two favorite stories from the book Drown by Junot Diaz would be Aurora and Aguantando, because to me they told me a personal side of Yunior’s life that was sad but interesting to me at the same time. The story of […]

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Junot Diaz

First five stories. For blog: comment on Diaz’ style, the voice of the narrator. Junot Diaz’s style in the book “Drown” is very unique and it keeps the reader interested in finding more about the narrator’s life. I feel that he always seems to perfectly describe a scene or setting that he wishes to portray […]

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“April 8, 1928”

For your blog: your reaction to the ending After the book I ended, I felt that almost everyone in the book got what they deserved except for Dilsey and Luster. Jason finally loses the money that he has hoarded unjustly, Quentin runs off with someone she loves, with the money that was hers in the […]

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April 6, 1928

I didn’t have to read to far into Jason’s section to realize that Jason has a very cruel personality. Jason’s section was the easiest and simplest to understand, but his anger isn’t. He is unreasonably cruel to Caddy’s daughter Quentin, who likes to skip school and maybe enjoys the company of men a little too […]

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