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Billy Collins’ “The Lanyard”

This is clip, Billy Collins recite his own poem, which may sound dull and monotonic at first, but later display its humor through the words of the poem. (Skip to 0:50) Collin’s simplistic style is inherent in the poem, “The … Continue reading

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“Out, out, out Brief Candle”

This soliloquy offers the audience his view on the meaninglessness of life. In the first few lines, Macbeth realizes that his wife’s death is related to how their desire for power ultimately corrupted them as human beings. In context, Macbeth already … Continue reading

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Abraham’s Sacrifice

The motif of God testing a faithful servant dominates the narrative in Chapter 22, Test of Abraham in Genesis. Moreover, the theme of sacrificing a precious possession, in this case, Abraham’s only son, shows how Abraham’s trust in God will … Continue reading

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“Tricky Tactics”

First of all, the most important tactic is to keep practicing writing short, 40 minute essays throughout the school year. Consistency in practicing writing 40 minute essays is the key to success since the AP english exam is not something … Continue reading

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Spellbinding Story Specifies Social Issues in the 1930s

By reading the novel “Native son”, by Richard Wright, which perfectly encapsulates the prevalent racism between the white and African community in Chicago in the 1930s, I became more aware of the real issue behind racism in America. This novel … Continue reading

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