Serial is the first podcast I have ever listened to, and I have to admit I absolutely loved it. Podcasts are unlike any other media I have used before. Unlike television, podcasts don’t have any visuals, therefore, the narration in these stories are crucial to keep listeners interested and intrigued. Podcasts have lots of descriptive … More Serial
If I am going to be honest, after many months of reading Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden this book has left me with so many questions and thoughts that I have finally taken the time to find an answer. What I initially did not understand is how Elijah could be so impacted and changed by … More Blogging My Portfolio
For my final portfolio I have decided to choose a persuasive essay as my final writing assignment for my CCT. After reading Three Day Road, I’ve come to the conclusion that the best way to really connect to this book is through a persuasive eye. I think this could be because the story is told … More Putting it All Together!
After analyzing the book, Three Day Road during the past couple of weeks I’ve come to realize how all three of the literary theories connect to this compelling war story. Each of these theories allowed me to research deep into the text and really helped me understand the true meaning and background of the information talked … More The Road Through The Archetypal Theory
Looking into How Females are Treated During the 1900’s: The novel “Three Day Road”, written by Joseph Boyden, takes place in a time period where women were not treated as equal contributors to society compared to men. During the early 1900’s women did not get very many rights and is quite evident while reading this … More Feminist Literary Theory
After reading through a compelling novel, do you ever consider the numerous different types of symbols and characters throughout the story and what they actually are trying to represent? In the book, Three Day Road written by Joseph Boyden, there are many different symbols and archetypal criticism hiding in-between the lines of this war story novel. … More Reading Between the Lines
After listening to the final episode of the Serial podcast, I was left with a very unsure idea of the end result of this case. The narrator, Sarah Koenig, ultimately believes Adnan Syed is innocent and throughout the case is trying to prove this. However, I find it hard to believe that Adnan can be … More Could it Just Be a Case of Bad Luck?
After starting reading Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden, I’ve already started to love the premise of the story line. I can already visualize living in this time period as if I was apart of the story. I think this is because the story is told in the main characters Elijah and Xavier’s point of … More Reputation is Everything