Written by Tayla Rose
The play Hamlet by William Shakespeare is one of the most genius creations I have seen in awhile. I say this because, although the way they spoke was rather difficult to interpret, there was still no point during the play where I wanted to stop watching it. It was absolutely packed with romance, mystery, insanity and straight drama which is what all critics look for. Ending in a bloody massacre, Hamlet has taken the readers on a wild ride throughout the castle walls, with a plot to take revenge for his father's death and losing himself in the process. As a reward for how impressed I am, I rate this play a full 5 stars!
Written by Viviana Lopez
Throughout the novel we see various ways author Chuck Palahniuk explicitly represents
the main character, the Narrator, struggle with internal conflicts. Palahniuk starts off by giving us a representation of how the Narrator's life is arranged to be a recurring routine. His life is in no way dangerous nor exciting.
Written by Sarah Contreras
Throughout most of everyone’s lifetime, there has been an instance where they have
discarded their aspirations and passions because it is an enervating, extensive, and toilsome path.
When one tries to break that cycle of complying with a simple, monotonous, breazy, life, and
when one realizes that the value of life is in the grips of one’s hands, they will do what they
please and never look back at the restrictions they used to impose on themselves. This all unfolds in the lives of copious guys in a book called Fight Club, written by Chuck Palahniuk.
Written by Meily Flores
The United States is often associated with the American Dream, which causes so many aspiring young immigrants to arrive in a country that is prejudice ridden, hoping to succeed. This can be seen in within Joshua Davis’s novel Spare Parts, where the narrative of four young undocumented men is told. Within the the novel the four boys: Luis Aranda, Oscar Vasquez, Lorenzo Santillan, and Christian Arcega, experience the prejudice through the oppressive nature of the location they reside in. Forced to live in an area where push-out rates are not only exceedingly high but also expected, the obstacles of education stand tall. Yet, despite all this a sense of motivation and determination is strong within the teenagers.
Written by Lucy Avalos
Joshua Davis’ piece, originally published as an article for Wired Magazine, explores the life of 4 undocumented teenagers, and the elements that followed as they embarked on their journey towards the “new and unexpected”. Davis tells the story in a manner that sheds light upon the subject of immigration, utilizing the stories of individuals affected by their undocumented status, to highlight the satisfying situations forced upon them; causing their American Dream to become practically unattainable. The tragic irony in the book being that each individual because of their diligence, should be worthy of attaining the American Dream, but are denied it due to a minute technicality.