Category Archives: Letter Essays

Don’t Listen to Democratic Leaders

Name: Ian Houlihan Teacher: Jockers Class: Period 6 Date: 3/21/19   Don’t Listen to Democratic Leaders   Many of you have heard of the names Alexandra Ocasio Cortez and Bernie Sanders. They are trying to forge a new government, a new form of communism, democratic communism. Communism means, “Property is publicly owned and each person … Continue reading Don’t Listen to Democratic Leaders

Letter Essay #4 – Avelina Bellulovich

March 30, 2019 Recently, I finished the book The Boy From The Basement, a 198-page novel by Susan Shaw, who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and enjoyed playing with her cats and dogs, siblings, took music lessons, and played with the neighborhood kids. She graduated from Temple University with a degree in music. The Boy … Continue reading Letter Essay #4 – Avelina Bellulovich

Letter-Essay #7 – Renee Kwok

Recently, I finished reading a 664 pg. Fantasy story called Tower of Dawn by New York Times and USA Today bestselling American fantasy author, Sarah J. Maas. Tower of Dawn is a compelling story that’s just begging for you to read, but you must read the previous 6 books in order to read this one. … Continue reading Letter-Essay #7 – Renee Kwok

Letter Essay #7 – Tessa Pavia

Today I have decided to do something different than my usual “letter-essay routine,” yet is nonetheless very important to me. So, instead of writing about a recent, realistic fiction book that I’ve read, I’m here to write about one of my favorite albums of all time. Twenty One Pilots by Twenty One Pilots, also known … Continue reading Letter Essay #7 – Tessa Pavia

Letter Essay #7 13 Reasons Why – Katherine Sheehan

Katie Sheehan Mr.Jockers Period 2 ILA Due April 23 13 Reasons Why Recently I reread the book 13 Reasons Why a 288 page, 2007 New York Times best-selling young-adult fiction novel published by a company called Razorbill. The author of this book, Jay Asher, was born in Arcadia, California September 30, 1975. Jay’s inspiration for … Continue reading Letter Essay #7 13 Reasons Why – Katherine Sheehan

Letter Essay #7 – Ashley Salvatore

Full Cicada Moon Currently, I am reading Full Cicada Moon, by Marilyn Hilton. I have read 328 pages of this 384 page, historical fiction, and Nutmeg Nominee. Hilton, the author of many other award-winning books, spends much of her time also as a teacher of the Japanese language in middle school enrichment programs, and has … Continue reading Letter Essay #7 – Ashley Salvatore

Letter Essay #7: The Aenied

April 21, 2018 Aeneas and his family running away from Ilium/Troy. I hated the Aeneid.   I recently read it, and after reading Homer, this 442 page long classic (written in the style of poetry) by Virgil, is extremely boring.  Robert Fitzgerald’s translation was published in 1983 and is very, very bland. If books were … Continue reading Letter Essay #7: The Aenied

Letter Essay Number 7: Throne of Glass

Letter Essay #7: Throne of Glass About a week and a half ago, I finished reading Throne of Glass. Throne of Glass is a 433- page fantasy book by the popular author, Sarah J. Maas, New York Times Bestselling Author. Throne of Glass was produced in August of 2012, and every year from 2012 to … Continue reading Letter Essay Number 7: Throne of Glass

Letter Essay #6 – Jackson Caylor

Recently I finished the 272 page novel Rivals by Tim Green. Tim Green is a former American football player, a radio and television personality, and currently a best-selling author. Green is also famous for his novel Unstoppable. After enjoying Greens work through Unstoppable, I was compelled to read rivals. Tim Green has captured millions of … Continue reading Letter Essay #6 – Jackson Caylor