*SPOILERS* As I already talked about in my review, I felt that the character development in The Lightning Thief was weak. A major weak point to me is Annabeth's character. Annabeth is meant to be the wise one of the group, and I can't help but make the sadly easy and obvious comparison: she is a … Continue reading Annabeth & other Female Characters in The Lightning Thief | Discussion
A review of Rick Riordan's first novel in the "Percy Jackson" series.
Pascal begins his Pensées by differentiating between the mathematical and intuitive mind. The realm of mathematics, or intellect, is set in stone; there are clear, known principles and strict rules. The realm of intuition relies more so on plain human experience, though it does have its own natural, unique, and subtle principles. In this little discussion, the … Continue reading Pascal on Intellect vs. Intuition | Discussion
*No spoilers* This is not a review! Just look at these pretty pictures! Back on my favourite white girl's bs! Shadow of the Tomb Raider was released two days ago and I've just started playing. I'm not too far yet but I'm so excited I want to share some thoughts. Highlights so far: Graphics and Zones The … Continue reading Shadow of the Tomb Raider | Initial Thoughts (and Screenshots)
I recently started (binge) watching The X-Files and am almost finished season one. These are my thoughts so far without any spoilers.
I have three novels I need to read over the few weeks, on top of the one I'm already reading. This is just one reason why I love the work I do. I teach English in small, private classes. I think of it as an after-school school. We do intensive novel study to help improve … Continue reading Why I Love My Work as an English Teacher
Blogging has been very fun so far. It's been encouraging me to get to the reading and research I've put off, and I've been learning a lot from the many fascinating bloggers on the platform. I came into this wondering what on earth to discuss, but at this point I have just as many drafts as … Continue reading Writing/Blogging Update