Category Archives: Humanities

A Snapshot of A Young Girl’s Captivating Story

Hundreds and hundreds of children die every day from water-transmitted diseases. Not only can we die or get infected by drinking contaminated water but by just passing the rivers. Over a long period of time, the toxic smell infects our … Continue reading

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Individuality, Freedom, Diversity

Can you imagine what would a society be like if there was no diversity? The theme developed in Scott Westerfield’s novel, Uglies, is that both freedom and individuality are crucial in a properly functioning society. The uglies seemed to be … Continue reading

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Moongate 21

Moongate 21   The circles had no end to them. Ivy green leaves hanging Embellishing the brick walls. Trees stood there. Untouched. The different shades of grey seemed to be hiding something. A ray of sunlight shines in, But blocked … Continue reading

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Brat to Survivor

Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson is a historical fiction novel that describes the journey of a young adult, Mattie that changed her life forever. Mattie is a teen still figuring out her life although she hated doing chores and … Continue reading

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The Syrian War – Daniela’s Journals

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The Syrian War in Plain English

Many revolutions were started by groups of protestors or powerful countries. But the Arab Spring revolution began with a boy who spray-painted anti-government slogans on the wall of his school. He was taken by the Syrian police and tortured for 40 … Continue reading

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All Falls Down in Amsterdam

The novel might as well be called All Falls Down in Amsterdam since everything goes down when Hazel and Augustus are in Amsterdam. In the Fault In Our Stars, by John Green, the rising action and climax is that not … Continue reading

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Okay? Okay.

If you got cancer, would you be the optimistic person who would enjoy every single second of your life or would you be the pessimist who would just stay at home and relax? In the novel, The Fault in Our … Continue reading

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Food, Candy, or Medicine?

Chocolate is one of the most widespread sweets in the world. Chocolate is truly a gift from the gods. There are plenty of desserts and foods that contain rich quality chocolate. When you hear the word chocolate, you probably would … Continue reading

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Should the Boxer Rebellion Deserve a Bad Reputation?

The video above supports the fact that the Boxer Rebellion deserves a bad reputation because of the genocide of Chinese Christians and foreign emissaries which befell China and led to the downfall of the Qing Dynasty.

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