During this unit we analyzed multiple pieces of film for their uses of visual techniques and how they impact the audience as well as what they are in general. We compared their uses and discussed the question of whether the techniques are even deliberate, or are we just over-complicating their uses. This unit was definitely … Continue reading Lens of Film
In this unit there are a lot of free-writes, essentially a unit of free expression of yourself and your voice. We did some peer reviews and some self reviewing as well as perspective practice. I wrote my own belief piece and made it into a video, it was quite a strange experience but one I … Continue reading What’s In Our Hearts.
During this fragmented unit, we completed a discussion, several TIEAs, annotations, as well as a verbal analysis. Discussion TIEA In The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot uses juxtaposition to demonstrate the economic and educational gap between the majority group and the Lacks family, which was worsened when the Lacks family was taken advantage … Continue reading To HeLa or Not To Cancer, that is a question.
Tricks and lies, the basis of human nature. It is the necessity of all lesser beings when it comes to the natural strength of a born being. It is in our blood to lie, every time we come to the decision between telling the truth or the sweet lie, we find ourselves in a strange … Continue reading Just Business.
During this unit, we completed many assignments that could mainly be categorized into TIEAs, discussions, poetry writing as well as annotations. Personally I used book snaps, many others used other methods to complete their annotations. I think I’ve written two of my better poems during this unit, with one having one of my best metaphors … Continue reading Written Voices
There were many assignments that we completed during this lengthy unit, including many TIEAs, A few blog posts, many different types of notes, as well as a lot of comments. We also practiced reading dramatically, watched some interesting scenes from the crucible movie, as well as generally doing a lot of analysis. Dramatic Reading … Continue reading Grinding the Crucible Work
In Salem, women weren’t treated the best, they were considered inferior when compared to their husbands and men in general. And they never had much power in the whole political or even just domestic society of Salem. So when Abigail finally received the taste of that power, even just a little taste as she made … Continue reading Consequences of the Envied Love
“The Crucible” by Kjersti Faret is licensed under CC BY-NC 4.0 The Crucible is a story about lies. At least on the surface, it is about lies, whereas when you dive deeper into the story, you’ll find more meanings behind their confusing dialect. Though this also takes us to a place where we need … Continue reading Lying to the Shattered Glass
What does it mean to betray, what does it mean to lie? Why is it so bad of a thing to say something that is… false? Integrity perhaps, or maybe just my character, or my reputation as a person. None of that matters to me. I’ve lied many times, in front of many people, in … Continue reading Webs of my Reality
Speech Reflection Document
Drawing one line, when the silver flash of steel draws crimson across the canvas of tender flesh. It’s an art form rarely perfected and barely discussed because everyone nowadays only believes art to be some kind of painting or the sound from an instrument. But this art is physical, it’s the art of one moment, … Continue reading The Expertise of Drawing One Line