In William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the Nurse is a comical character who adds liveliness to the story. She is enjoyable to read about and her caring personality towards Juliet is nothing short of heart warming. The Nurse is outgoing, jovial, fun loving, and ultimately a caring mother figure for Juliet. These qualities are what possibly make […]

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“Based on our readings so far, do you agree or disagree that Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is one of “‘infatuated children’ engaging in ‘puppy love’”? To answer this question, I might have to try and answer the age old question: what is love? Now the dictionary definition is, “a feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child, or friend” (Dictionary.com). However, I think that love shouldn’t […]

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My inquiry question: To what extent does the process of free writing affect the quality of finished writing pieces? After having completed half of my story, I realized that the free writing process makes the story writing process easier to begin with, because when I start out writing a story I tend to have no […]

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So far in my zip project I have quite a bit of work to do to be caught up to where I was planning to be over the winter break. I wanted to be on the stage of practicing my zip presentation however I am still working on writing my short story and making my […]

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For my document of learning this week I am going to post one of my unedited free writes that I did during Friday’s work block. The prompt I made for myself is, “create two story characters that sit in front/behind each other in the classroom.” This free write was for 15 minutes and I think […]

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This Friday for  our focus block, I wrote one 10 minute free write and one 20 minute free write. I had to write two free writes during that focus block because on a previous nights I didn’t have as much time as I would have liked to, to work on zip. However, I am still […]

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For my ZIP project, I would like to learn about the process of free writing and to what extent it affects the quality of finished writing pieces. Along with this, discovering how I can use multiple free writing pieces to create one short story piece. The reason I chose this topic is because free writing […]

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In my opinion, the film 2081 was a more effective way of telling the narrative “Harrison Bergeron”. The film creates a sort of realism in the story because it has to be realistic enough that people can act it out, it also it gives me better visuals for what the handicaps look like. In the story […]

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When we think of the word ‘homeless’ we may think of angry people who could never be happy with their living situations. Have we ever stopped to think that it is possible for them to be happy too? In Stuart McLean’s “Emil”, Morley realizes that privilege shouldn’t be the yardstick in which social hierarchy is measured. She is […]

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