This is just a general over-view of what I was thinking as I read. It doesnt really
flow togetherbut these are just my thoughts. The opening of the book is quite intense
and blunt. It was almost unexpected, for me. The second page I think her mo
Speech to Sell
Basic Wants: Comfort, Play and Pleasure, Mastery over Obstacles
Acquired Wants: Dependability, Efficiency, Beauty, Durability
Sales Techniques: Test Shows, New and Improved, Exclusively Ours
Are you tired of losing things? Are you done with
Best Kept Secret
Its summertime in California and youre hanging out with some friends outside.
The heat is unbearable approximately 101 degrees. All you want right now is something
icy cold to break the heat spell. You decide on a smoothie. So now, where
MKD Seminar 1
This section of the reading starts out with Paul much older now, and his mother
looking for a job to try and fill her boring life. Her exciting sister Bree isnt exactly the
best influence, since Norah is so jealous of her lifestyle. The Henr
Harris, Trudier. On The Color Purple, Stereotypes, and Silence. Black American
Literature Forum, Winter 1984: 155-61. Rpt. In Contemporary Literary
Criticism. Ed. Daniel G. Marowski, Roger Matuz. Vol 46. Detroit: Gale Research,
Harm: prostitution is increasing rape and murder rates.
Significance: Approximately 46% of prostitutes have been raped by customers.
Approximately 391 per 100,000 prostitutes have been murdered each year.
Inherency: Its the worlds
Ordinary People Seminar Numero 2!
We see emotions running high in this section of the reading. It starts out with
Conrad finally releasing his unpleasant feelings toward Stilman when they get into a fistfight after a swim meet one day.
On average, more than three women are murdered by their significant others each
day. Shocking isnt it? Fortunately, there are many shelters and support groups to help
these women escape the unhealthy relationships. Even family
The Color Purple Journal 5
I feel sad that Sofias mother died. Sofia has lost a lot now. Mr. _ is taking
on so many feminine roles! He works in the field, cooks, cleans, washes dishes, etc. Its a
good change. I wonder what hes afraid of though. Its great
The Color Purple Seminar 1
Opening Summary & Questions:
To start out, I will admit I was slightly confused. Did Sofia really go to work for
the mayors wife? If so, Im shocked because I didnt think shed ever be anyones
servant. I thought it was slightly ru
Did Sofia actually end up going to work for the mayors wife? Im a little
confused. I think its kind of rude how the mayor bought his wife a car, doesnt teach her
how to drive, but asks her every day how she likes it. Its just kind of messed up.
Its a little weird how people are randomly building a road in the middle of Africa.
I guess theyre trying to make it more industrialized, but I just dont see how anyone
would be able to do business with the Olinka tribe. I think Corrine is being
Shug seems so demanding in the way she treats Celie. Celie is overly kind and
hospitable towards her, and Shug is just completely rude. I dont understand Celies
infatuation with her when she can be so evil. At the second page in the reading, Im
To Never Tell
Its an interesting feeling
To change your ways
I used to stop and linger there
Let me surprise you with my love
Before I could say, Ill see you in the morning
They never hear
And without tears, without smiles, without regrets
Best Kept Secret Prep
1. Hernandezs speech appeals to seniors because it is very relatable in different
ways. Many people are also afraid of heights, so they understand his pain. Many
people also watch sports; hockey in particular, so knowing a good seat
Can a simple smile really tell a lot about your future? From just looking at a
picture, is it possible to tell whether or not you will be married or divorced?
Matthew Hertenstein, a psychology professor at DePauw University, says it is