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Literature

Book Review: Pride and Prejudice

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” Thus begins one of the most popular novels known to our world, Pride and Prejudice. Creating a perfect tapestry of life in the late eighteenth/early nineteenth century, Jane …

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Book Review: Paper Princess

The Paper Princess is a book that no words can describe, written by Erin Watt, a brain child of the two accomplished authors Jen Fredrick and Elle Kennedy . With the roller coaster of emotions in store, be prepared to be ruined by the Royals. Ella Harper is the definition of …

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Bob Dylan: Nobel Laureate for Literature

Bob Dylan is an American songwriter and singer who has sold over a hundred million records with influences from civil rights to philosophy. Now, he has once again been recognized for his five decades of work. In December of 2016, the Nobel Committee awarded him with a Nobel Prize for …

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The Mr. Hyde in Us All

“He put the glass to his lips, and drank at one gulp. A cry followed; he reeled, staggered, clutched at the table and held on, staring with injected eyes, gasping with open mouth; and as I looked there came, I thought, a change—he seemed to swell—his face became suddenly black …

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Literature

Why Reading Fiction is Still Relevant

The debate over fiction and nonfiction is a battle between escapism and reality. Fictional stories immerse readers in vast worlds with intriguing characters, while nonfiction books expand readers’ horizons in the real world. There is an ongoing debate over which is more useful for readers to consume. In our world …

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Book Review: Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card

Pathfinder is a fictional novel by Orson Scott Card. Even twenty years after writing his most famous book, Ender’s Game, Card proves to still write with passion and imagination. Pathfinder has an original plot, and meshes both the fantasy and sci-fi genres. This book tells the story of Rigg, the …

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Must-Reads for the English Student

It’s that time of year again. You have to read a book for English class and have no clue what you’re going to pick. With so many options, it should be easy, right? Well, to make it even easier, here are some must-reads that might pique your interest. Go Set …

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Movie Review: Hector and the Search for Happiness

Recently, I have watched the realistic fiction film Hector and the Search for Happiness, directed by Peter Chelsom. This stunning work of art by Mr. Chelsom thoroughly entertained me, and brought upon a reflective and pensive mood after its duration. Chelsom follows a traditional plot organization of which starts, follows, …

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Series Review: The Reckoners by Brandon Sanderson

At last, the age old question is answered: “What if we had superpowers?” As it turns out, it doesn’t go well. In Brandon Sanderson’s post-apocalyptic series, The Reckoners, a flash of light appears in the sky, giving random people across the world superpowers of all sorts, nicknamed Epics. With the arrival …

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