education has become such an important feature in society and focus of people’s lives. after you graduate from high school, you have the chance to pursue higher education in the goal of “bettering oneself”. there’s that strong mentality in today’s society, where the more education you have, the more opportunities you get. and that, so far, is very true. people are...
assignment: describe a seemingly specialized subject and have it be understood by the reader without ever openly stating it that what you are describing is, in fact, a metaphor for something else. do not make this a love or break-up poem. Billiards Light reflects off the florescent colors of The billiard balls nestled snugly in the rack. The formation is familiar, a reminder of earlier education,...
assignment: write a short story responding in a similiar to one of the given short stories Everything Would Be Alright The sun glinted off the lone picture frame in the hallway. It was nondescript, just like any old wooden and glass picture frame. Except, along the surface of the glass there were tiny fissures, a delicate web of cracks, lines, and splits. A teenage boy entered into the hallway,...
assignment: write into the sublime. (this one was hard!! i don’t think i did it right..but ppl were able to pick out the sublime, apparently :/) We entered the restaurant, quickly shrugging off our jackets and snapping pictures left and right. There was a change in atmosphere, a strain on the encroaching calm. The room is filled with the chiming clink of glass on glass, a sound created only...
i’ve decided to post up my engl285 pitches up here :) here’s the first assignment — a form of collage writing: Who knew that silence could get so uncomfortable? In essence, it really isn’t anything; it’s just the absence of sound, something many people would call “peace.” Although I do enjoy a quiet moment here and there, I’d rather hear something; I’d rather hear sound. I’d...
never be bullied into silence. never allow yourself to be made a victim. accept...– harvey fierstein