I recently finished reading The Maze Runner by James Dashner. The Maze Runner was published in 2009 and inspired two sequels, a prequel, and a second prequel set for release in 2016. It also inspired a movie in 2014. The main character in the book is a boy named Thomas. The book begins with Thomas … Continue reading Dylan’s Letter Essay #9: The Maze Runner
Imagery (1:52): It’s funny I remember back one year when daddy had no money Mommy wrapped the Christmas presents up And stuck ’em under the tree and said some of ’em were from me ‘Cause daddy couldn’t buy ’em I’ll never forget that Christmas I sat up the whole night crying At 1:52 Eminem is … Continue reading Music Appreciation: Imagery: Mockingbird by Eminem
I recently finished reading Animal Farm by George Orwell. It was written in 1943, but it wasn’t published until 1945. The reason it took so long to publish was because in 1943, the world had a very positive view of the Soviet Union. The Soviets were fighting the seemingly invincible Nazi army to a standstill. … Continue reading Letter Essay #6: Animal Farm
I recently finished reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling. This book is 251 pages. I re-read this book because I recently re-read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and I enjoyed it (as far as books go). I think that the second book in this series is a good book … Continue reading Dylan’s Letter Essay #3: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
“Cough, cough.” Ms Pryor turns around and scans the classroom until she finds my face. “Excuse me?” she looks at me, her eyes squinting with anger. “Go to the office.” I had gotten in trouble plenty of times before in her class, but I had never thought that I would get sent to the office … Continue reading The Cough Heard Round the World
Dylan, where you from? Where you from, Dylan? I’m from covering Kam in doritos while he’s asleep, then slapping him awake with a bagel. “Where am I?” he asked. “And why am I covered in doritos?” he wondered. I’m from still drinking chocolate milk instead of coffee because I think it tastes bad, … Continue reading Dylan, Where Are You From?