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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

For my eighth-grade english class I was required to read To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, and I'm glad I did. It's a classic story that educates readers about racial animosity in the 1930s. Harper Lee perfectly used metaphors, along with foreshadowing, to portray the story. In particular, she uses the metaphor "it's a sin… Continue reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Film Reviews · Writing

St. Vincent Review

St. Vincent was such an amazing movie. The relationships between Vincent (Bill Murray), Oliver (Jaeden Lieberher), Maggie (Melissa McCarthy) were so real. The acting was astounding, to say the least. The characters stopped being characters and became people who I felt a genuine connection with. I was blown away by all of the actors, but I… Continue reading St. Vincent Review

Books · Reviews

Twenty Love Poems And a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda

This month for school I was required to read a poetry book. So, my grandma lent me a small book by an author that she had told me about several time. The author was Pablo Neruda. The book was only 89 pages (half of which are in Spanish) so I thought, "Why not?" I finished… Continue reading Twenty Love Poems And a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda


Alienated by Melissa Landers

I absolutely LOVED this book! It kept me interested through the whole novel and continued a well-thought story line consistently. It was amazing to see two opposite characters become attracted to each other. I guess it's true: opposites attract. I loved seeing the character development of Aelyx; he developed emotions and a true heart throughout… Continue reading Alienated by Melissa Landers