Tag Archives: Theme

The Power of Censorship

Book Picture by Austin Lu “IT WAS A PLEASURE TO BURN” (Bradbury, 1) In the society of Fahrenheit 451, firemen burn books rather than putting fires out. Montag, the main character, is a fireman. The people in this futuristic American … Continue reading

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Sacrifices

The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay by Austin Lu “To survive, sacrifices must be made” The entire trilogy of The Hunger Games is based on sacrifice, whether it is Katniss taking her sister’s place in the Hunger Games, or killing other … Continue reading

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Always Watching

1984 by Austin Lu In the year 1984, Winston Smith lives in Oceania, a place where everyone is controlled and oppressed by the party. The party eliminates human individuality with an always watching “Big Brother”. Defying the ban on personality, … Continue reading

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Maybe

Maybe by Austin Lu Anyone can turn in to anything, that is the theme of my book. My poem started off with describing “he” and his innocence as a child. The poem goes on with talking about “him” and how he … Continue reading

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County vs. Family

Chris Kyle ships out to the Middle East in 2003, only a few months after marrying his wife, Taya Kyle. Throughout American Sniper, he writes about his conflicting loyalties: he loves Taya and his children, but he also wants to … Continue reading

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Paper Towns Book Cover

Paper Towns Book Cover by Austin Lu This is my design of a book cover, the book is called Paper Towns. On the book cover is my thematic statement, people change all the time, don’t think of a person as who … Continue reading

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