Leah Egery-Haley

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ZIP #1

For the past two days, the majority of what I’ve done has been research-based. Many of the resources online surrounding how to write a novel are blogs or advice websites by other authors. Something I’ve found as a commonality between… Continue Reading →

ZIP proposal 2019

“What are some of the ways one can begin to write a novel?” For my ZIP project this year I chose this question because I feel that though I absolutely adore creative writing, and putting my ideas onto paper, I… Continue Reading →

WOE writing styles

In Chapter one of A Wizard of Earthsea, we are immediately thrown into an entirely new universe in which Le Guin quickly introduces the idea of magic and continues to beautifully set the stage for this new pantheon of characters…. Continue Reading →

CLE interview thesis statements

If we allow our passions to drive our decisions, we will often find the results more rewarding. What people want often changes with time and experiences. Some skills are universal in their importance to being an effective employee.

WOE statement argument

People are their own worst enemy You are the only person in the world who has access to the farthest depths of your own brain. We know everything about ourselves, everything we’ve ever done, been and thought. Because of this,… Continue Reading →

Harrison Bergeron

I believe that the most effective medium through which to view the story of “Harrison Bergeron” is text, the short story written by Kurt Vonnegut. My main reasoning for this point is this: reading a text allows you to expand… Continue Reading →

Eminent introductory blog post

“Science and everyday life cannot and should not be separated” ~Rosalind Franklin~   Rosalind Franklin is one of the unknown founders of modern-day genetics. Her research and findings were the reason that those who we know to be the geniuses… Continue Reading →

The Danger Of A Single Story

Why should we begin to try and reject the single stories in our life? Perspective is a magical thing. It can recreate worlds, turn politics on its head and transform people and places into more than they originally were. We… Continue Reading →

Sabriel novel study. First 1/3

The first scene in which Sabriel impressed me was actually the first in the book, where she finds one of her classmate’s (Jacinth’s) pets, a rabbit, killed after being run over and eventually makes the decision to bring it back… Continue Reading →

Response to Stuart Mclean’s Emil

How can appearances influence how we treat people? In Stuart Mclean’s Emil, Morley learns that Emil, a homeless man who lives in her neighborhood, has a lot more to him than is first recognizable. Morley realizes after talking to Emil… Continue Reading →

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