Book Review- The Book Thief (by Markus Zusak)

NOTE: There are a few small spoilers, but they aren't even that important to the plot of the book...basically: it won't ruin anything. I read this book because it was assigned reading for Language Arts. It turned out being more than I could ever ask for in a book. To be completely honest, every word …

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Human Nature?

Are we brutal or beautiful? The character of Death is baffled by humans’ ability to be compassionate and cruel, capable of both extreme good and extreme evil. What are some examples of both extremes (either from the book or your own experience)? Which do you think is stronger? What would you say is the main …

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“Good deeds Never Go Unpunished.” -Clare Boothe Luce

"Good deeds never go unpunished." -Clare Boothe Luce I think this saying means that whenever you do something nice, with a good intent, something bad always happens to you as a result. I do not agree with this statement because there are so many other factors in life besides just what you do. The world …

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Are You Not Able To Describe Something?

BT- Reading post for section VII Is there a word for: "I don't know how to describe this because I don't have the right words. How exactly should I explain this?" That would be helpful. Have you ever not been able to describe something? Not able to find the right word? You aren't alone. I …

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