Recently, I have finished reading the book “Deeper”, a 643 page Science Fiction novel written by Roderick Gordon and Brian Williams. This book is a direct sequel to the book “Tunnels”, and is the 2nd book in the “Tunnels” series. The book picks up directly after the events of the first one, and follow the … Continue reading Constantine’s Letter Essay #9: Deeper by Roderick Gordon
Imagery, metaphor, personification, simile The Grateful Dead: Truckin’ (3:17) Busted, down on Bourbon Street, Set up, like a bowlin’ pin. Knocked down, it get’s to wearin’ thin. They just won’t let you be, oh no. This song, written by the band Grateful Dead, uses imagery in these lyrics. When it says “Set up, … Continue reading Music Appreciation Unit: Imagery: Truckin’ by The Grateful Dead
Big Iron by Marty Robbins “Big Iron” To the town of Agua Fria rode a stranger one fine day Hardly spoke to folks around him didn’t have too much to say No one dared to ask his business no one dared to make a slip For the stranger there among them had a big … Continue reading Music Appreciation: Storytelling
Recently I have just finished reading the book Unwind, a 352 page dystopian literature novel written by Neal Shusterman, who is a winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.The book had been met with very positive reviews. Unwind is the first book in the Unwind dystology. I had read this book 2 … Continue reading Constantine’s Letter Essay #6: Unwind
Soccer. The very word brings up so much memories of my younger days. The days when I played AYSO Soccer for about 4 years. In all honesty, I completely hated the sport. It was definitely fun when I was younger and had VERY different ideas of what was fun, but as I got older, the … Continue reading Ain’t That a Kick in the Head
Dear class, I recently finished reading “Around the World in 80 Days” by Jules Verne, a French Novelist whose adventure stories are said to have heavily influenced the genre of Science Fiction into what we know it as today. “Around the World in 80 Days” is a 242 page adventure book originally published in … Continue reading Constantine’s Letter Essay #3: Around the World in 80 Days
Constantine, Where Are You From? I’m from the hardworking mother and father, and their parents, my grandparents, who took moments out of their own lives to aid me in creating my own special experiences, which is something that takes a lot to dedicate yourself to doing I’m from moving to three different houses … Continue reading Constantine, Where Are You From?