Monthly Archives: February 2011

Persepolis’ pictorial effect

A comic book? In a college English class? It might sound like a joke at first, but I had no idea how much one could learn from reading a comic book, aka. a graphic novel. In fact, I believe that … Continue reading

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Hitler – a kind old man or a ruthless tyrant?

Hitler has been known as a heartless dictator. In fact, when I typed “tyrant” into thesaurus.com, the first answer I got was “Hitler.” It is the proof that whenever someone hears the name “Hitler”, they think of cruelty, blood… So I was … Continue reading

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Memoir

What is a memoir? The word memoir comes from the Latin word memoria, meaning “memory”. It is different from an autobiography in two ways: it does not have to tell someone’s life (sometimes, it can focus only on an event through a person’s perspective), … Continue reading

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