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.

JONATHAN L

Now in the end, the score board has not changed – I’m waiting for the audiences vote… which is you! If you are lucky enough to do student feedback for me, please please please say who you think should’ve won, and why!

MICHAEL

Moving to Casasnovas (a fresh room for Spanish)
Libro de texto slams open and I’m now bi-
Lingual; to see all my classmates working diligently
Rocks

HELEN (HANYU) L

Vacation by Rita Dove   I love the hour before takeoff, that stretch of no time, no home but the gray vinyl seats linked like unfolding paper dolls. Soon we shall be summoned to the gate, soon enough there’ll be the clumsy procedure of row numbers and perforated stubs—but for now I can look at Read more…

JONATHAN L

“The Jungle” depicted cruelty to animals and the dangerous and unsanitary conditions in Chicago meatpacking plants; adding another stacking block to the change of laws on food production, the novel helped people realize that the unsanitary conditions and cruelty to animals was bad, which caused an uproar and changed the way people shopped.