In “Half-Walls Between Us,” and “Body Farm” both Greg Smith and Maria Said, the authors, of the two stories write vivid descriptions to describe their surroundings and events. In addition, being descriptive in their story helps the audience be able to imagine what the author is writing about. Moreover, imagery helps the readers feel like they are standing where the author’ writing is referring to. Moreover, the story “Body Farm” aids readers most in making them feel they can see the picture that Greg is drawing for them.
There are so many elements in this story that translate directly into a classroom setting. The themes are universal and any student can relate to them whether boy or girl. This novel is fast paced. The chapters are relatively short and allow for easy reading. This would be a great story to use as a coordinating teaching activity with the American history class.
Love in this novel is a word greatly used throughout the plot and written works of this book. We see love used in this novel in many different contexts that allow the reader to grasp a better understanding of what is happening. However, in this novel the word love is thrown around quite a lot which makes the word meaningless. “There were only a few lines, setting forth that he would leave the city that afternoon, that he had packed his trunk in good shape, that he was well, and sent her his love and begged to be affectionately remembered to all.” (Chopin 45).
Ajay Kumar Mrs.Mary Smith AP Literature 20 September 2017 How to Read Literature Like a Professor In the book “How to Read Literature Like a Professor”, the author, Thomas Foster, presented many topics and explained them from his point of view. The author’s persistent use of symbolism helps the reader understand each and every topic he explains throughout the book. By using symbolism, the author, Thomas Foster, was able to bring many topics to life that the general public itself wouldn 't even have considered in the first place. In the chapter titled “It’s Greek to me”, the author mentions the tale of Icarus.
The characters are an assortment of unique individuals - each with his or her own story to tell, and life with them in Manifest is both nostalgic and fascinating at the same time. Readers will have no trouble connecting with Abilene, since most tweens and teens are trying to find out where they fit in this world just like she is. The flashbacks let her story unfold in a creative way, making this a good resource for teaching storytelling or fiction writing...”, written by the top reviewer of Common Sense Media, Patricia
Throughout the novel A Separate Peace by John Knowles, there are many important things portrayed that coincide with the fact that the book is a wonderful literary piece and should be read by many students. A Separate Peace is an absolutely amazing novel and should be a required book read by every high school student because of the following: it relates to High School students, it demonstrates how hatred can turn into something very evil, and it teaches people how to forgive someone despite previous problems. A Separate Peace by John Knowles relates very closely to students in high school because of the characters in the book being in high school and going through many of the same things that high school students do. “Like all old, good schools,
I liked the transfer fair because it was at a convenient time for me and was laid-back. I could take my time learning about each school with no rush. I would recommend it to anyone thinking about transferring. It was beneficial to me and I learned new things about schools I’ve already been to. The transfer fair was a great experience for me and I am glad that I was able to attend
The five traits of a National Junior Honor Society member are scholarship, leadership, service, character, and citizenship. I believe that I have all of these. I show scholarship because I love to learn. I have good grades in my classes. I love to learn new languages and challenge myself to do the very best in my Latin class.
The AP Program is a great fit for me because I have all the traits/ skills to be successful in this program. As I enjoy learning new things, the AP Program will help me academically fulfill my appetite for learning. I 'm a hard worker, very curious & love challenges. As I 'm intrigued & fascinated by our Universe, my dream is to work for NASA/ CSA & to achieve that I would like to get admission in Caltech. I firmly believe that the AP program will enable me to achieve my goals & dreams.
There are many activities and classes at Wooster that are of interest to me. One I admire the most is the first-year seminar, where you explore texts, their interpretations, and your own writing. A class like this would be really important to me because I didn 't have something like this in high school. It would have been helpful for me with my transition from middle school to high school and I would take full advantage of it if given the chance to at Wooster.