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!

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.

Bryant W

I also like your recursive style, which is very interesting, making the reader read more intently. It isn’t in a normal order, which causes the reader to, well, the reader while reading the story sorta has puzzle pieces not fitting, perhaps upside down, but when you finish the essay they understand how the puzzle pieces finally fit, showing a beautiful image of William “The P-Dawg” Wood. -Jonathan L.