Swimming Strokes in Life
Determination can change your mind. Determination can change your heart.
Determination can change your life altogether (Sri Chinmoy). When I hear the word
determination, I always think about swimming. Contrary to popular belief, s
The Benefits of Reading
With the popularity of computers and video games, reading has become less popular.
Now, people find it difficult to dedicate some time for reading and are slowly forgetting the
benefits of reading. Fortunate
The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet
Tragedy is a tool for the living to gain wisdom, not a guide by which to live (Robert
Francis Kennedy). The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare, is a tragedy, as its
title clearly states. In Romeo and Juliet
The Globe Theatre
I believe that in a great city, or even in a small city or a village, a great theater is the
outward and visible sign of an inward and probable culture (Laurence Olivier). When one hears
the words best theater, one w
A New View of Life
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no
end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open (Jawaharlal
Nehru). I definitely was not looking forward to the trip. I
I am Frederic Chopin. I was born in 1810 in elazowa Wola, a village in East-Poland.
My parents were called Nicolas Chopin and Justyna Krzyanowska. When I was seven months
old, my family moved to Warsaw, and we lived in a spacious second-fl
The Necklace of Narcissism
Pampered vanity is a better thing perhaps than starved pride (Joanna Baillie). The
Necklace, by Guy de Maupassant, takes place in Paris during a time where people were born
into a certain social class and stayed ther
A Microcosm of Society
He who fears is literally delivered to destruction (Howard Thurman). In Lord of
the Flies, by William Golding, a group of British schoolboys are stranded on a deserted
island with no adults. In the beginning, everyone th
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby is definitely the best book F. Scott Fitzgerald has ever written.
Fitzgerald draws the reader into the story with extremely descriptive portrayals of a very
different world. The Great Gatsby is full of deep symbolism, hid
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An Adventure down Jordan River
A clear sky. Sharp bends. Trees and people whipping by. A whole lot of
teamwork. One beautiful summer day spent in bliss.
We finally reached our destination: Jordan River. I scrambled o