Go Set a Watchman Parts 5-7 Hello everyone and welcome to my last post on this blog! (unless I decide to pick up blogging as a hobby, who is interested in joining my book club?) I have just finished reading the novel Go Set a Watchman, and honestly, I really liked it. It's weird, but I have this… Continue reading What is in a home?
Go Set a Watchman Parts III and IV I just finished the next few chapters of the novel GSAW and man was it heavy... Not much plot development occurs, but it is definitely the section with the most character development so far. MORE RACISM!!! As I explained in my earlier post, I was very shocked… Continue reading Everything is not what it seems…
Go Set a Watchman Parts I and II Hello everyone and welcome back to my blog. In the last few weeks, I have finished The Namesake (as seen by the end of my blog posts) as well as The Great Gatsby (shout out to my teacher for not asking us to write a blog on… Continue reading Shattering illusions?
The Namesake Chapters 9-12 After a month, I have finally finished reading The Namesake! I have to say, it is personally one of my favorite books read so far in an English class. I even skipped Tae Kwon Do class last week to read some of the last chapters because I was so glued to the… Continue reading Changing views: the past vs. the future
The Namesake Chapters 5-8 As one grows older, they are forced to make important decisions. Where will they be continuing their post-secondary studies? Where do they want to live? What do they want to be? Who do they want to marry? As I continue reading further into The Namesake, one recurring theme seems to become… Continue reading Romantic Relationships and their relation to Gogol’s americanization
The Namesake Chapters 1-4 As a first-generation immigrant - moving from my homeland Algeria at the young age of 4 - I have lived most of the life I remember in a country whose culture was foreign to me. Growing up, I would struggle to find a middle-ground between my Algerian and newly-Canadian roots. On saturday mornings, I would attend language school and [...]