After listening to the twelfth and last episode of season one of the podcast “Serial” by Sarah Koenig, I am left to consider the facts of the case as she has presented them. It’s a compelling and interesting case to say the least and since there hasn’t been a definitive conclusion to the story I… Continue reading Innocent “Serial” Killer
The podcast, Serial, by Sarah Koenig revolves around whether a boy that has been locked behind bars for years is innocent or guilty for the murder of his ex-girlfriend Have (Koenig). I was very interested in this podcast not only because of the different way of presenting a murder investigation but also for the storyline… Continue reading Investigating the Serial Case
In The Book of Negroes, by Lawrence Hill, I can easily identify the roles of women in society but specifically towards female slaves and their mistreatment. The strength and bravery of the women in this story is inspiring to me as they endure such terrible things and live with restrictions that limit the way they… Continue reading The Strength of a Female Slave
An archetype is “a typical character, an action or a situation that seems to represent such universal patterns of human nature” (“Examples and Definition of Archetype”). As I read the second-third section of The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill, I noticed many different archetypal characters, symbols and shapes that Hill used which gave me… Continue reading Insight into the Depths of a Slave’s Journey
The first section of The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill, sent a chill up my spine as I read it. The imagery brought by the story presents graphic pictures in my mind of the cruelty and unbearable lives slaves had to endure. As a reader, my heart breaks to know that Aminata Diallo was… Continue reading A Walk in the Steps of a Slave
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