Can there be a conversation between people with just one speaker? August Strindberg’s The Stronger manages to tell a whole story with a conversation that seems one-sided on the surface with only Mrs. X speaking. However, this is not the case because of how the piece is written. I love how Strindberg writes in just… Continue reading The Power of Silence
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Should We Teach Children Traditional Gender Roles?
Gender Roles PowerPoint Presentation Introduction In August of 2015 Target announced that they were going to get rid of the boy and girl aisles in their toy section. After the news spread there were two main responses to this: outrage and praise. Some people thought it was ridiculous to take away the signs that were… Continue reading Should We Teach Children Traditional Gender Roles?
Why Do People Conform to Society?
According to Chris McCandless, society is the place to leave behind because living within it leads to unhappiness: "So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give… Continue reading Why Do People Conform to Society?
Do Paper Books Still Have a Place in 2017?
In 2007 with the introduction of smartphones, Facebook, and Twitter the idea of people not reading as much as they used due to the increase in technology was created. However according to a Gallup poll, people are still reading at the same rates they were back in 2002 (Anders and Swift). With people reading the… Continue reading Do Paper Books Still Have a Place in 2017?