At first I was struggling to think of an idea for my third and final project… Although once I bounced off ideas in my meeting with professor Helms I had come up with a pretty good idea. Im going to discuss how the king in Shakuntala abandons all of his duties in order to find… Read more Thoughts on my final project and this course in general.
Jack Shebell Global Literature Nicholas Helms November 22nd, 2020 Love Is Here To Interfere “Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely turn your world around. You tell them things that you’ve never shared with another soul, and they absorb everything you say and actually want to hear more…”-… Read more Love Is Here To Interfere- Shakuntala Updated
For the second project I had decided to write a paper about the most interesting character in The Dew Breaker. For this paper the main character I focused on was Papa because to me is the most complex, and interesting character throughout the text. The readers really learn about the backstory of Papa, and the… Read more Thoughts on my second project+
The Dew Breaker is a collection of stories that are linked by Edwidge Danticat, and the book was published in 2004. Some read the book as a novel, while others read it at a collection of short stories that are connected. There are a few interesting characters throughout The Dew Breaker such as Ka, Annee… Read more The most interesting character in The Dew Breaker!
Throughout three different acts we see the interest that the king has for Sakuntala. Even the feelings that Sakuntala has for the king, but I think the love they have for each other is very, very strange… Why are the King and Sakuntala feelings for each other strange? I find that they “love” each other… Read more Question about Sakuntala
I thank Kristina coming into our zoom, and informing us about voting in New Hampshire. I think it is really important to vote, regardless of your opinions or views. It is important to have an understanding of what is going on around you, and I truly believe that your vote does count. https://www.forbes.com/sites/simonmainwaring/2018/11/06/purpose-in-action-why-brands-are-asking-you-to-vote/#21f8bd044a18 Now onto… Read more Shakuntala first post
I just want to say that I am very pleased with the way everyone’s first projects came out! I think as a class we are super talented, and we are showing this through our writing/projects. I know in 2020 it is very hard to focus sometimes, but I think as a class we are understanding… Read more My thoughts on the first projects
Hi! So far I am finding myself really enjoying this book by Edwidge Danticat called The Dew Breaker. It is a book of nine separate stories that are loosely connected, and I find it really interesting. What I’ve realized throughout the readings so far is that they all include an aspect from Haiti, and I… Read more The Dew Breaker- First post
For my unessay I decided to write about Elesin, and the thoughts he is having before he must transition into the “great beyond.” Throughout this entire play, us, the audience never get to see any characters alone. We never get to learn about the thoughts that the characters are truly having, and ofcourse I focused… Read more Adding a scene to Death And The King’s Horseman- Unessay
When the play first started, the play seemed like a mystery to me. I didn’t really understand what the play was even about, and soon I learned about how Elesin needed to follow in his leaders footsteps. He needs to commit ritualistic suicide after the death of the king. I feel like knowing that will… Read more My Final Thoughts on The Death and The King’s Horseman