In-Depth #5

The In-Depth project is now in full swing, and I am giving more thought about what my presentation and final project will look like. I had lots of time to practice calligraphy over Spring Break, however, my recent trip to… Continue Reading →

Is Canada a “postnational” state?

Justin Trudeau’s definition of a post-national state is a place where “race, religion, language, culture – are vanquished in favor of an inclusive citizenship based on simple acknowledgment of shared humanity” (The Washington Post, 2017). What Trudeau struggles to define… Continue Reading →

In-Depth #4

Over the past two weeks, I have finished learning about the basics of Copperplate Script. In my last mentoring session, Liza (my mentor) and I went over capital letters for Copperplate, connectors for lowercase letters, and started on the writing… Continue Reading →

In-Depth #3

Over the last two weeks, I have almost completed learning the lowercase letters of Copperplate script. I have also acquired all the materials I would need for calligraphy. Those materials include an elbow pen, straight pen, 4 nibs (different types),… Continue Reading →

Romeo and Juliet Act II: Critical Response

Based on our readings so far, do you agree or disagree that Romeo and Juliet’s relationship is one of “’infatuated children’ engaging in ‘puppy love’”? Why or why not? Provide at least two pieces of textual evidence. I think that… Continue Reading →

In-Depth #2

I recently had my first meeting with my new mentor, Liza Child. We got along very well and didn’t particularly disagree on any subjects. However, she did find that my plan to learn three completely different scripts was a little… Continue Reading →

ZIP #5

My inquiry question for this project was “What obstacles does a person face when translating poetry from Russian to English?”. My question did not change throughout the project, because I became more and more familiarized with the obstacles and challenges… Continue Reading →

In-Depth

For In-Depth this year, I have decided to learn calligraphy. Calligraphy is writing, but done as aesthetically as possible, to the point that it is considered an art form. This type of writing was used for very important documents in… Continue Reading →

ZIP #4

            Related to your learning evidence, what have you done to make retrieving information easier or more effective in class? To make my research and work more effective in class, I have mainly been focused on reading poems, poems comparison,… Continue Reading →

ZIP #3

            Describe the ups and downs you have encountered to date in your inquiry. Specifically, when you were frustrated or struggling in your inquiry, what did you do to address the situation? One of the biggest obstacles that I have… Continue Reading →

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