Genre: 7th

Jason Qin

Incompetent Fools The child ambled around the zoo, humming along to a tune and kicking rocks into the enclosures. He was 4 years old and smeared with filth. Was this a homeless child, an abused child, or an escapee from the local orphanage? No, actually he was a normal child – it was his parents Read more…

JASON QIN

Roald Dahl’s double edged sword: forged out of pure fiction and realism by Jason Qin Roald Dahl liked to use realism and surrealism as techniques to help deliver the story. Dahl is known to use realism to create empathy in his children’s books and unrealistic ideas in his adult short stories to keep his audience Read more…

ANNA QIN

Spoiler Alerts, kids! Tim Burton’s The Nightmare before Christmas was not what I was expecting. Firstly, I did not think that it was going to be like a musical with a lot of singing and dancing. The title fits the plot very well. If you haven’t watched the movie, skip this because I am going Read more…

JONAH HUR

Where did the character Mrs. Zimmerman come from? John Bellairs was influenced by a real-life Mrs. Zimmerman so much that he decided to create an unforgettable character about her for his Lewis Barnavelt series. We all know Mrs. Zimmerman in the book had no family – her husband has died and she didn’t have any Read more…

INAYA MAJID

 How Friendship can Interfere with The Law by Inaya Majid In “After 20 Years” by O. Henry, friendship wants to be kept; whereas in “The Hitchhiker” by Roald Dahl, the law is challenged because of friendship, but in both, we have the same idea that friendship can always try to bend the law.  When the reader Read more…