Category: Humanities

The Boxer Rebellion – Trip to the Peking Legation Quarter and What We’ve Learned

Our trip to the Peking (Beijing) Legation Quarter was on Monday November 20. We learned about the influences of the Boxer Rebellion and some of the legations at the time when they were under siege through a walking tour. here is a video I created that shows my understandings about some of the sites we visited and also about the… Read more →

The Man Who Couldn’t Stop – My Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

THE MAN WHO COULDN’T STOP by Christina This book cover shows the characteristics of David Adam, author of the book The Man Who Couldn’t Stop, how he can’t stop being highly alerted of diseases and his obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). In his nonfiction book The Man Who Couldn’t Stop, he takes readers and explores the weird thoughts in our minds and the… Read more →

Egeus – Parents of Ancient Greece

Egeus is a stubborn and harsh person in Shakespeare’s comedy play A Midsummer Night’s Dream. He expected his daughter to obey his decisions, which is to marry Demetrius. If his daughter Hermia didn’t listen, Egeus could accept her daughter being killed. “As she is mine, I may dispose her: which shall be either to this gentleman or to her death.”… Read more →

Is She a Great Mother?

Is She a Great Mother? Some might argue that Waverly’s mother is a bad mom since she doesn’t care what her daughter feels, but is that completely true? Waverly’s mother was a strict but responsible person. Her traits were consistent throughout the story. Waverly’s mom was very strict to her children, but politer to others. “‘Bite back your tongue,’ scolded… Read more →