When my English teacher told my class that we were going to interview someone who was involved in the army, I immediately knew who to contact. Though many of my mother’s family enlisted in different countries’ armies, her first cousin, Dror, came to mind. Dror lives in Israel which has a draft at age eighteen.… Continue reading Dror’s Never-Ending Experiences in the Army
Tim O’Brien’s novel, The Things They Carried, is an entire book based on the narrator’s daring stories in the Vietnam War; however, O’Brien dedicates a chapter to admitting that he has fabricated his stories. After reading this chapter, titled, “Good Form,” I was thoroughly intrigued to why O’Brien would inform the readers that he fictionalized… Continue reading Truth or Lie?
Although many people assume that Anne Frank’s, The Diary of a Young Girl, is a brutally true, pessimistic book about the horrors of the Holocaust, I read the book with the sense that Anne acted as optimistic as one could be in her own circumstance. Throughout her 25-month hide in the Secret Annexe, she did not often… Continue reading Does the Diary of Anne Frank have an Optimistic Undertone?
Hello fellow bloggers! My name is Jeremy Garber, and I am a freshman in Lehigh University’s College of Business and Economics. I grew up in Westchester, New York, and I plan on living in an urban city, like Washington DC or Los Angeles, after college. Though I am currently undecided in my business studies, I… Continue reading Let Me Introduce Myself
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