Genre: 9th

MICHAEL D

Maupassant shows mood change again, but in a more horrifying approach: from blind men and beggars, to parties and weddings, to wraiths and hidden horrors. “On the River” is about an experienced boatman, and about one frightening story he tells Maupassant that chills his soul, and the souls of many. “On the River” is about something terrifying that the boatman faced.

JASON X

  The Peculiar Patient Chapter 1 – The Encountering It seemed to be another regular day at the Lewis Gale Public Hospital; five childbirths and four life saving operations was an average day…. In the sea of drugged patients, nervous families, and stressed doctors, there stood the one man who enjoyed being at the hospital: Read more…

NATHALIE N

Turning Hardships into Literary Pieces “Like a rocket set off, it began to leap and expand into uneven patterns of beats which showered into his brain… but in scattering and falling it made no noise. It shot up with great power, almost elation, and fell gently, like acrobats into nets… But he could not hear Read more…

JASON X

Tolkien’s Creative Process in The Lord of the Rings   “The realm of fairy-story is wide and deep and high and filled with many things: all manner of beasts and birds are found there; shoreless seas and stars uncounted; beauty that is an enchantment, and an ever-present peril; both joy and sorrow as sharp as Read more…

NATHALIE N

Nathalie Ng is in process of writing her final assessment paper on Eudora Welty, during which time she reads and writes commentary on previous students’ Welty essays. This aids the process of finding a controlling idea or thesis that sparks the writer to produce a highly original essay of her own.     Commentary for Read more…