The Kite Runner: Major Turning Points

Part 1/ Turning point 1: Amir’s Childhood in Kabul  The image above depicts the first major turning point in the novel The Kite Runner written by Khaled Hosseini: when Hassan, childhood friend of the protagonist, was sexually assaulted by a group of bullies. The book was divided into three parts, the protagonist’s childhood times in Kabul, the life of the protagonist… Read more →

Strangers to Family

  I have made a collage that shows the theme of the book A Cage of Butterflies by Brian Caswell. The pictures I have chosen show theme of how strangers can end up gaining each other’s trust and forming a supportive family unit. With the help of two kind staff members of the research teams, the teenage geniuses successfully rescue… Read more →

Bon Voyage

What are your especially proud of with this project?   During the project, I worked really hard and I did a lot of extra work for the Magazine. I tried my best to perfect the magazine. At the beginning of the project, my group didn’t work well, however I was really pleased that in the end we all worked as… Read more →

A Cage That Kept Freedom Away

As I keep reading the book A cage of Butterflies by Brian Caswell, the story started introducing the conflict. At the beginning of the book, the teenagers that are living at the farm had no negative opinions about the place, but they didn’t like being experimented: “experimental white mice, following…mazes and performing meaningless party tricks…”(Caswell 35). However, the real focus… Read more →

Set in a High IQ Place

A Cage of Butterflies by Brian Caswell is written about researching high IQ people. The book was told in different character’s perspective, the first chapter, which is told in Greg’s perspective, explained the setting very well. The book is set in present time when the book published: “ Febuary 16, 1989: 11pm.” (Caswell). The time was mention at the beginning… Read more →

Another Fairytale Resolution

“ I wish you all a long and happy life.” (Sebold 328). The book The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold ended with the narrator wishing well to her family and friends. As I’ve mentioned before, the protagonist internal conflict is whether letting go of the hatred or staying in the in-between of heaven and the earth. When she stays in… Read more →

Conflict through SMS

     The Main conflict of the Book The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold is about how Susie couldn’t decide whether to let go of her pain and let her family start over or keep on hating Mr. Harvey and prays him to be found. So for this blog post I decided to create a series of fake messages between… Read more →

Polymer Final Project

In this polymer project, the polymer hand warmer heated up pretty well, and the heat contains for a while, except when you heat it up multiple times, it still gets the skin like layer on top of the polymer. Overall, the polymer we created was pretty successful. The main difficulty is just the polymer is getting the skin like layer,… Read more →

The Lovely Bones is a very unique book; it takes place in the Heaven, which was the main reason why I chose to read this book. In the blog post, I’ve added elements of the exposition which are setting, characterization and conflict. Read more →