October is Here!

Hello, everyone!

It’s October! Can you believe it? 3 months to go until 2017! OMG!! Okay.

September was a pretty good month, I think. I finished all my assignments, with many sleepless nights, of course, but I finished all of them and I think my papers were good :) Midterms are over!! 281 more words

The Reading

George Orwell's 1984

When I was younger, I thought 1984 was a sacred classic book full of difficult English vocabularies which I’d never be able to read. I just finished reading it yesterday — it was actually comprehensible. 841 more words


Democracy is not a spectator’s sport.

Today, I woke up moody and depressed.  I’m heading into the fourth week of lamotrigine.

I was reading a student’s dialectical journal, and her reflection really stood out to me. 428 more words

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) – George Orwell

Tác phẩm: Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)
Tác giả: George Orwell


Một-Chín Tám-Tư và Cuộc Nội Chiến Tây Ban Nha

Trong một thời đại đầy dối trá – nói ra sự thật là một hành động cách mạng.

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Văn Học Nước Ngoài

1984 Review

If you want a review of George Orwell’s 1984, imagine a boot stamping on a human face – forever.

The setting is of no consequence and the characters are irrelevant. 1,497 more words


Orwell's Faded Lion

Orwell’s Faded Lion
The Moral Atmosphere of Britain 1945 – 2015
By Anthony James
Imprint Academic £14.95/$29.90

The later consequences of the Bush and Blair invasion of Iraq became clear in June 2014. 581 more words


Burmese Days Review

“But the whole expedition -the very notion of wanting to rub shoulders with all those smelly natives -had impressed her badly. She was perfectly certain that that was not how white men ought to behave.” 396 more words