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Final Week Reflection

April 26, 2020

  We have finally come to the end of a very long and strange semester. In addition to the end of the semester, it is the conclusion of our first year at Carolina. What a whirlwind it has been! I’ve … Read more

The Story of an Hour

April 24, 2020

Personal Interpretation: The Story of an Hour     Written by Kate Chopin, the story is about things happened in an hour. The story took place in the late nineteenth century. At that time, women were men’s possession in marriage. … Read more

Perceiving Magic Where Nature Lies

April 24, 2020

      Transcript To be accused of witchcraft is to receive an execution sentence. These accusations served to systematically root out female power and autonomy, as well as those that posed a threat to the structures and systems of … Read more

How Soldiers Cope with War

April 24, 2020

    “How to Tell a True War Story” by Tim O’ Brien discusses what makes a war story “true”, in his opinion, a true war story is one that is used as a coping measure. The story opens talking … Read more

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

April 24, 2020

  “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love” by Raymond Carver,  is a story that takes place with a bottle of gin and a group of friends hanging out, who happen to be couples. Nick and Laura are … Read more

The Danger of Total Equality

April 24, 2020

Hello my name is Ashlyn Tharington and I will be analyzing the short story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut.    This short story takes place in a dystopian society where a decree ordered by the government forces all citizens to … Read more

“Eve’s Diary”: An Exploration of Love

April 24, 2020

    “Eve’s Diary,” written by Mark Twain, is a first-person narrative of Eve, the first woman according to Judeo-Christian belief. Through her innocence and curiosity, she learns about the world around her. Eve’s introspective diary entries give an intimate … Read more

Power Struggles Between Black and White

April 24, 2020

    Power struggles define who we are as a person. In the short story “Father and Son” by Langston Hughes, the tense racial relations in the South explain the differences in power dynamics between a black man and his … Read more