Stubbornness: I once stopped speaking with someone for three days over a comment they made
on a foul call in a football game and refused to speak to them until they apologized.
Insecure: I worry everything about me is
28 January 2014
Chapters four and five of Elements of Style by Strunk and White are, in the words of Mr.
Moore, The most important chapters of the book.
In chapter four, it starts off explaining how, in some circumstances during
1. As a staffer at The New Republic, I would see the radio coverage story very amusing and
think of Glass more of a man truly invested in his work rather than a man lying for
2. Glass, in the case of telling students how an editor should a
The Pearl by John Steinbeck
Kino, a native who works as a pearl diver on the outskirts of town, has a wife named
Juana and an infant son, Coyotito. Coyotito is stung by a scorpion, and being an infant, cant do
My family tree is very odd, but starting with my parents it is a very simple thing.
My mother, Kelly Kirschenbaum, is often called Coombs since my parents divorced. She
did not legally change it back to her maiden name, as she wanted the same last name as
Zoroastrianism is a religion well known for its influence that humans be conscious of the earth and keep
it and themselves well preserved. They have rituals very similar to other religions, such as Judaism, that
make it a unique yet interes
The Jaega tribe, a large tribe of Native Americans that lived
in present day Martin and Palm Beach County were the first
known Native American tribe when Europeans first came to
Florida. They were thought to have the same structure as many
of the tribes,
22 January 2014
Moore Period 5
While reading the introduction and first chapter of The Elements of Style by Oliver Strunk
and E.B. White, I found great interest in a specific rule Strunk seemed to emphasize, Omit
needless words. I have
Its the constant, impeding feeling cowering in me, resting comfortably, wearing a smirk.
It took shelter in my mind when I turned nine, and after years of never-ending bullying, Im left
with insecurity, no matter the
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After reading the second chapter of Elements of Style by Oliver Strunk and E.B. White I have gone
through my recent writing and found Ive been corrected by the rules multiple times. I have noticed
myself more thoroughly criticizing my work as I continue t