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Scene in Goodbye Lenin

In one specific scene near the beginning of the film Alexander is walking with a protest group to promote, “the idea of walking without borders.” The protest group wants East Berlin to be connected with the West. Right from the … Continue reading

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Unanswered Questions

Kazim Ali is an American poet who was born in 1971. The two works that he wrote that I will discuss are the poems, “Drone” and “Hymn.” “Drone” was written in 2016, while “Hymn” was written in 2012. In this … Continue reading

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Unanswered Questions

Kazim Ali is an American poet who was born in 1971. The two works that he wrote that I will discuss are the poems, “Drone” and “Hymn.” “Drone” was written in 2016, while “Hymn” was written in 2012. In this … Continue reading

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Kazim Ali’s Unanswered Questions

Kazim Ali is an American poet who was born in 1971. The two works that he wrote that I will discuss are the poems, “Drone” and “Hymn.” “Drone” was written in 2016, while “Hymn” was written in 2012. In this … Continue reading

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Antonia’s perspective about a connection with Jim

I seemed to like it; even as I was holding the hand of my little sister. I was talking away in the language that Jim could not understand. Then I looked at this boy and with my eyes I tried … Continue reading

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Questions for Edwidge Danticat

My questions for Edwidge Danticat are what was it like to move to New York City at the age of 12? Also how was New York different than Haiti? Lastly how did you adjust to this transition? The reason why … Continue reading

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how i learned to read

I was able to learn how to read through the help of my parents and my Pre-k teacher. From an early age I immediately grew an interest in reading as my parents would read to me bedtime stories every night … Continue reading

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Othello as the narrator

In my production of Othello I would not only have Iago narrating the play but I would also have Othello narrating the play as well. I think it would be really insightful as the reader to hear about what was … Continue reading

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Letter to Adam Levine

Dear Adam,  Thank you for all that you do. Over your career the songs you produced have influenced me, inspired me to dream big, and feel the need to get up and start dancing. Songs such as, “Stereo Hearts” and … Continue reading

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arrival at santos works well with questions of travel

The poem “Arrival At Santos” I believe fits well in the Questions of Travel book. The two poems seem to work well with one another because in both of these poems the author seems to be constantly revising/changing their statements and perspectives … Continue reading

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