Ms. Dolores Haruhi
AP English Language
Readings, Observations, and Experiences
Whether for class or my own enjoyment, these are a collection of some of my sources for learning.
- Williams, Tennessee. A Streetcar Named Desire. New York: Signet, 1986. Print.
The book is about a woman of high class, or so she believes to be. She once had the taste of having everything and is now experiencing the other side of things. She decides to go live with her sister, but the circumstances become to strong for her. She allows the new way of living to overcome her and eventually it gets to her, putting her in the worst situation of her life.
"He acts like an animal, has an animal's habits! Eats like one, moves like one, talks like one! There's something even sub-human-something not quite to the stage of humanity yet! Yes, something - ape-like about him.....Thousands and thousands of years have passed him right by, and there he is - Stanley Kowalksi - survivor of the stone age!" (188).
"I don't think I want to marry you any more....You're not clean enough to bring in the house with my mother" (221).
Dolores Haruhi--Dolores Haruhi 15:23, 1 October 2009 (UTC)
Film and Television
Nonfiction - Books
- Cohen, Kerry. Loose Girl. New York: Harper Collins Special Markets Department, 2008.
Summary: Loose Girl is about an addiction to attention. A young girl believes that through giving up her body she will attain all the attention she never recieved. Her family has pretty much gone down the drain and she desires attention from others, but shes craving it in the wrong way. The book contiues trhough her journey of realizing the mistakes of her actions, and understanding the consequences.
""He (father) defines his approach to parenting as "if your grades are fine and you look basically OK, then I don't need to know more"" (28).
"I have sex with people I don't care about and who won't care about me...but I see it as my opening to get out" (67).
"I slept with close to forty boys before I figured doing so was not serving me well" (95).
"What if theres something more going on?...what if I have an HIV?" (151).
--Dolores Haruhi 15:03, 30 September 2009 (UTC)
Nonfiction - Essays
Pictures, Graphs/Charts, Cartoons