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The Tale of Despereaux and The Outsiders

By: Rachel Lyle, July 14th, 2017 Why The Tale of Despereaux is a young adult novel: I believe that the book The Tale of Despereaux is a young adult novel because it acknowledges that it is young adults who will... Continue Reading →

RE: Look, roll with me here…

By: Rachel Lyle, July 14th, 2017 Here is another Contemporary Lit discussion prompt: One of the trends of the contemporary is to vanish the idea of genre. Do these short stories actually engage in the idea of disappearing genre? Or,... Continue Reading →

The Rwandan Genocide

By: Rachel Lyle, July 7th, 2017 The Rwandan genocide was an awful and horrific event that should never have happened and should be prevented from ever happening again. As the experience of one reporter while standing outside of the US... Continue Reading →

Confusion and Understanding

By: Rachel Lyle, July 7th, 2017 I took a Contemporary Literature class while I was at DelVal and as part of the class was every class the teacher posted a discussion board where we either had to respond to the... Continue Reading →

Texting in Literature

By: Rachel Lyle, June 30th, 2017 For my History of the English Language class at DelVal I had to do a semester long project. Part of this project was to do a short presentation for the class. Before this presentation... Continue Reading →

The Jungle and The House on Mango Street

By: Rachel lyle, June 30th, 2017 There are many similarities between the books The Jungle by Upton Sinclair and The House On Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros, in both their themes and their settings. They share many themes and motifs... Continue Reading →

Valet de Chambres and Thomas Driscoll

By: Rachel Lyle, June 23rd, 2017 The relationship between Valet de Chambres and Thomas Driscoll in Pudd’nhead Wilson is in many ways a symbol of the novel as a whole. This pairing shows many of themes of the novel acted... Continue Reading →

Facing Down Her Demons

By: Rachel Lyle, June 16th, 2017 In JLA: A League Of One, Wonder Woman hears the Amazonian Oracle prophesy her death, as well as the death of the rest of the Justice League in battle against a great and mighty... Continue Reading →

The Mind and Body are One Entity

By: Rachel Lyle, June 16th, 2017 Here is my third and final paper from Philosophy class: Rene Decartes in his meditations on first philosophy, in Meditation VI entitled "On The Existence of Material Objects and the Real Distinction of Mind... Continue Reading →

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