Do you really know how much a war can affect someone?

As an assignment for our summer, our grade was set to read Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi. The book is actually a novel and follows Marjane’s early childhood before and during the war. It explores various themes such as having the grow up fast, religion and family. The story is set up as a graphic novel … More Do you really know how much a war can affect someone?

Seeing the world from a different perspective

  Throughout this year we have studied a variety of novels: ‘A view from the Bridge’, ‘Macbeth’ and now I am studying ‘Face’. All these novels are successful, but why are they outstanding? One of the main aspects of a fascinating, intriguing and enjoyable book is a gripping theme. The audience should not be able … More Seeing the world from a different perspective

Landslide in Columbia – Humanities 360 – 02/03/17

A landslide in Columbia led to 250 people dying tragically on a Saturday morning. Putumayo province had heavy rainfalls which led to several rivers overflowing. All the water then went into the buildings and onto the roads. The water crashing into the buildings killed 254 people and injured hundreds. The terrified residents all tried to escape … More Landslide in Columbia – Humanities 360 – 02/03/17

There is another world out there for one, its up to them if they want to go and discover it.

Literature is extremely powerful and one should let themselves be explored by it. Throughout this unit grade 9 studied Shakespeare’s play ‘Macbeth‘. Shakespeare’s writing influenced and thought us a variety of lessons. I personally learned the important factors, which makes an excellent leader. However, the only way one gets thought the lessons is if they let the literature … More There is another world out there for one, its up to them if they want to go and discover it.