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December 2018

Literary Analysis

Literary Analysis Essay on Short Story

Edoardo Takacs, Literary Analysis

Fitz English 8th Grade

December 17th, 2018

 

 

Listen, because you can


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Stubborn and ardent clinging to one's opinion is the best proof of stupidity.

-Michel de Montaigne


       Our arrogance and scarcity of imagination will be our downfall. In the short story, To Build a Fire, by Jack London, An unprepared and arrogant man—who is accompanied by his dog—travels through the Yukon not imagining of the dangers that lurk ahead. The man travels through the Yukon trail, and not even a temperature of fifty below makes him question his journey. It is the man’s arrogance and lack of imagination that later hurts him.

 

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Narrative Essay

Narrative Essay on Culture

Edoardo Takacs, Narrative Essay

Fitz English 8th Grade

December 17th, 2018



Culture and Tradition

 

A Story of my Experience With a New Culture


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A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.

-Marcus Garvey

 

       Cultures have shaped the identity of billions around the world. The many different cultures I’ve learned about have shaped me into what I am today. When I knew little about the world; when I knew nothing of the countless treasures life has to offer, I knew that the many different cultures of the world would teach me so much. I was about to embark on an adventure to Japan. I knew little about this vastly different land, for their culture was truly something different. I wished to go Japan to experience something different compared to other European cultures, for I wanted to learn about the culture of a small yet fascinating island.

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A Tell-Tall Heart

Edoardo Takacs

8th grade English , Mr.Fitz

Literacy Analysis and Reflection Essay

December 7, 2018

 

A Literary Analysis and Reflection

 

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Guilt is pherhaps the most companion to death

-Coco Channel 

 

       No matter how hard you try to hide, guilt will find you. In the short story, A Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan, he writes the story of crazy man who has been troubled by his guilt. In ways I and many people can relate to this man, for many of us have been troubled by our doings of the past. While reading this short yet plot twisting read you feel a sense of disgust and shock, for Edgar Allan perfectly depicts this confusing protagonist.

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