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    The Syrian war has been going on for 6 years, and it doesn’t seem like it’s going to stop soon. With President Bashar al-Assad and the government allies versus other rebel groups in the country, like the Sunni

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    The Syrian war has been going on for 6 years, and it doesn't seem like it's going to stop soon. With President Bashar al-Assad and the government allies versus other rebel groups in the country, like the Sunni arab...

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  • I agree with your opinion. In the beginning of the book, we can see the struggling relationship between Huck and pap, and how it affects Huck and what he does. Huck is in strain with being with pap, but he also decides on his own to fake his death to escape from pap’s captivity. Do you think this was the first step in Huck’s developing mat…Read More

  • I totally agree with your perspective. Twain is just accurately representing the racist, oppressive society of the south in pre-Civil War America. Some critics can argue Twain is racist, with his numerous use of the “N” word and references to slavery, but I just believe he was using the aspect of realism in his novel. But I also ask this question.…Read More

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    Thomas Cho

    Mrs. Reed

    American Literature

    14 May 2017

    The idea of freedom

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    In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the two main characters Huckleberry Finn and the slave Jim set out on a

    The Idea of Freedom

    Thomas Cho Mrs. Reed American Literature 14 May 2017 The idea of freedom (Spoiler alert) In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, the two main characters Huckleberry Finn and the slave Jim set out on a adventure to freedom. But what is the definition of freedom...

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    • Wow, great work! I really liked your use of voice in this piece and I think it helps convey your unique writing style. I also wrote about freedom within the story and I completely agree with your piece. I really liked how you opened up the topic for discussion at the end of your piece, I think that it is important to have conversations in literature and especially with this book.

    • You organized this piece very well, and that makes it easy to follow. You presented some great points about what freedom means to each individual and your opinion makes a lot of sense. I agree with what you said, in that when two people disregard skin color and racial prejudices, they can overcome a lot and achieve even more. Huck and Jim are two great examples of that.

    • Thomas,

      This is a pretty great piece you put together. I like how you questioned what Huck is running for; I had similar inquiries when I read the book as well. I also like how you inquired what freedom is to these characters. Is it to be free of slavery? To be free from Ms. Watson? Your insights on these questions were quite excellent and I relly like what you put together here.

      -Sid

    • Wow, this is a very well thought out and organized piece! I can really tell you spent a lot of time diving in to voice your opinion and explaining the story. I also wrote about freedom and how it relates to the book “Huckleberry Finn” and I agreed with all of the points you brought up in this discussion! The piece you wrote help made me deeper understand the book, so thank you! Also great job, great piece and keep up the great work!

    • Thomas you did a pretty banged up job on relating freedom to huckleberry Finn. i liked how you connected slavery from the book to slavery nowadays.” slavery is still legal in United States, and racial degradation against African-Americans is common in this society.” Overall really nice piece.

    • Good job. Your piece was quite well mapped out. I especially liked the third paragraph where you showed how Jim was humanized to both the audience and to Huck. You had shown the different types of freedom the characters sought, Jim wanted literal freedom from slavery, where as Huck wanted metaphorical freedom from an oppressive society.

    • Thomas, you did a great job writing your essay about freedom. It looks like you put some times and hard works into it. Your essay is very well organized. I really like you used freedom to discuss the adventures of huckleberry finn, I think Freedom fits very well with the book. Your example is very clearly related to freedom, I think the freedom is huge part of the book. Huck Finn trying to free Jim could be seen as the main example of freedom. Thanks for you essay thomas.

    • Thomas, I think you did a really nice job writing this. I totally agree with you on the idea that freedom really effects both these characters and how twain tried to implement the use of the n word to show that. When I was reading this book, I thought about the topic of freedom but I didn’t go as in-depth as you did. Nice job and keep up the good work!

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    Thomas Cho

    Mrs. Reed

    American Literature

    8 May 2017

    Tensions in the Korean peninsula

    In the present day, there are many world issues that plague our society. War, famine, the refugee crisis, drought, etc. But

    Tensions in North Korea

    Thomas Cho Mrs. Reed American Literature 8 May 2017 Tensions in the Korean peninsula In the present day, there are many world issues that plague our society. War, famine, the refugee crisis, drought, etc. But one that is especially important to me is North...

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