A Farewell To Arms – Catherine Barkley

Ernest Hemingway’s book: “A Farewell to Arms,” tells the story of two people that fall in love during a time of darkness and pain. In this essay, we will be looking a bit closer to the certain aspects and traits … Continue reading

Mary Anne Bell

Mary Anne Bell is one of the many complicated characters in The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. She has a variety of characteristics, though three true traits are evident. Bell is deceptive, never really showing her true colours: tampering, … Continue reading

Frederica Rice in Peril at End House

Frederica Rice (Freddie) is often overlooked in the book by Agatha Christie, Peril at End House, but she plays a key role in solving the mystery. Freddie is overall very timid and fragile, though directly honest and does not hide … Continue reading

Restaurant Banter

“Ah! Bonjour, monsieur! Welcome to ze ‘Restaurant Baguette’, ze finest French restaurant in ze town of Haut-Rhin!” “Ya, vut do you serve? Vhere is das beer?” “Ze refreshment menu is right here, monsieur. We have ze fine selection of wines … Continue reading

Grade 5 – My Raccoon Character

Due on Monday, October 7, 2013 Read the article “How A Kids’ Cartoon Created an Real-Life Invasive Army” (separate post below). Take another look at the following characteristics of a raccoon that you identified in class: enjoyable lovable funny smart … Continue reading

Looking Deeper into “Taming of the Shrew”

To fully understand the play “Taming of the Shrew” you must understand the characters. Each character has a different personality. Kate, for example, is bad tempered and does not like it when Petruccio tries to tame her. On the other … Continue reading

Kate’s Traits

For this project, I chose Katharina (Kate). The play is William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”. It is set partly in Padua and partly in Verona. Kate is the extraordinary main character of the play. Over the course of … Continue reading

Katherina, a story of conflicting personalities

Kate is one of the main characters in Taming of the Shrew. She starts out being selfish, and angry; but in the end, she becomes a kinder person. When Petruchio takes Kate to his house, she is forced to work … Continue reading


Kate is the shrew in The Taming of the Shrew. Kate is the older daughter and she has to get married before her younger sister Bianca can. Kate doesn’t want to get married and is extremely spoilt and explosive. Katherina: … Continue reading