The Lord of the Rings Series: Book 1 [Pt. 1]

The Lord of the Rings Series: Book 1 [Pt. 1]

The Lord of the Rings: Book 1, J. R. R. Tolkien, is a fantasy book, that takes place in Middle Earth and focuses on a young hobbit, that comes from somewhere considered “nowhere”. The first part of the book introduces the setting, bringing the characters into focus and focuses on the culture of hobbits, and their lifestyle to show how much of a nonimportant species they are. The story starts, when the series’ former protagonist, Bilbo Baggins, celebrates his 111th…

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Timed Writing Diagnostic

Timed Writing Diagnostic

Friday March 5th My experience with the timed writing diagnostic wasn’t great. I had some trouble annotating, and using those annotations in my CER instead of repeating points over and over which I have had trouble with in the past. A lot of my points seem to be rephrase of previous points, and I wasn’t able to make my point clear enough. I had a lot of trouble with the speech in general, since I couldn’t make a clear outline…

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All Creatures Great & Small

All Creatures Great & Small

Title: All Creatures Great & Small Author: James Herriot Page: Finished All Creatures Great & Small by James Herriot is a book regarding the author’s own experiences with being a veterinary surgeon in 1939. It details many cases of animals in short chapters, where Herriot learns about different illnesses or about life on Yorkshire in general. Originally, he moves to Yorkshire to take upon a veterinary career and takes up the job of an assistant to another veterinary surgeon. While working, he is tasked with performing…

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The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

Title: The Restaurant at the End of the Universe Author: Douglas Adams Page: Chapter 8 The Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas Adams is a continuation of his previous book, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. In the current chapters, and beforehand, the protagonist, and his acquaintances have been separated, as their spaceship was being attacked by aliens called Vogons. Unable to escape, the former President of the galaxy, a man named Zaphod Beeblebrox (who could only be described as utterly stupid), calls upon…

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Title: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy Author: Douglas Adams Page: Chapter 26 The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams is a sci-fi adventure book, which could just be described as “random.” However, this randomness is added for comedic effect and is quite humorous. At this point in the book, Arthur Dent, the homeless protagonist has made his way into the abandoned planet of Magrathea, and learned about the supercomputer called Deep Thought. In a story told by someone, we can see that Deep…

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