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The Remains of the Day The poignancy of this complex novel, Kazoo Ishiguro’s third, is captured in its title, The Remains of the Day At the end of the sixth day of a motoring tour, in an unaccustomed period of free time, the narrator sits at a pier in Weymouth,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
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Person Memoir My Childhood Friend: Uncle Liu “A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.” --Anonymous The meaning of life is not about how much achievement and money you derive, or having some expensive items. Our life is often valuable when we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
Memoir Things end but memories last forever. — Anonymous Memories, is a cup of fragrant coffee, which filled with aroma; The past, is the smell of flowers, which is refreshing. I started rummaging through my cabinets, and I found several photos. The last few photos brought back my memories. I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
Memoir Things end but memories last forever. — Anonymous Memories, is a cup of fragrant coffee, which filled with aroma; The past, is the smell of flowers, which is refreshing. I started rummaging through my cabinets, and I found several photos. The last few photos brought back my memories. I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
journal Entry 3 8:00am, I woke up as usual. Looking out through the window, the sunshine poured on my face, I unconsciously blocked it with my arm. The bird sings as usual and the wind is blowing as usual. My ears went out of the room, down the stairs, and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
Journal Entry 2 Holiday is done, school is not returning. The Fenn school started the online session, that is, virtual school. No one was expecting the virtual school to happen, and so do I. Although I’ve been learning a lot of extracurricular class on “Zoom”, but I’ve never experienced an... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
Journal Entry #1 "An inch of time is an inch of gold, but you can't buy that inch of time with an inch of gold." ~~Wang The world is confronting the disaster, people are suffering from the disease one after another. Throughout the entire war, we have seeing the unity... Continue reading
Posted Apr 9, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
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Lord of the Flies Final Metacognition "Maybe there is a beast, maybe it is only us" ~Simon (Book) Written in 1954, Golding tells the story of a group of children who lose their restraint on an island in a suspended time. The story abstracts out the ugliness of human nature,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
Timed Assignment “Human Nature is evil, the goods are false”. There is no doubt that the future of mankind is bright, but it is not certain that there is no darkness on the way to it; The future of mankind can be optimistic, but the blind optimist is not better... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2020 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
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The Power of Tradition Chinese New Year ”In the sound of firecrackers, one year's spring breeze brings warmth to Tusu” — Wang “Let burn joss sticks for worshipping first, and then buy the fireworks and dumpling wrappers”, such comfortable recalling words form my dad three years ago often ring in... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2019 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
The Beauty of Soccer Who do you play for? EACH OTHER! -- Star With the ringing out of the last whistle from the referee in Eaglebrook tournament. Fenn varsity soccer officially ended. At that second, I recalled the whole experience of playing soccer at Fenn… “I don’t know what the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2019 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
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Adam Presentation Reflection (Culture) Culture is the name for people who interested in, the thoughts, the models, the book they read and the speech they hear. —— Walter Lippmann Last week, our English had a special guest who introduced the importance of being familiar with a totally different culture with... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
Book IV Reflection The book IV of the Odyssey mainly narrates the story of Telemachus, it starts with the feast of celebrating the separate marriage of king’s son and daughter. Then they invited the strangers to join the feast to honor the hospitality he received from strangers during his travels.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2019 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
How can we make 9th grade Better? Try and fail, but never fail to try —— Jared Leto A successful ninth grade, an essential year of students’ future development. We, as students at Fenn, should think of a solution to make this year’s experience better. However, it is my perspective... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2019 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
Power of the Hard Time Believe in your self and all that you are, know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle. — Christian Larson The power of hard time, this phrase is not new to people. It might be a mountain in front of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2019 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
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Have a Meal of Dumplings! An incomparable dish in China Soup dumplings, sitcoms, one-night stands--good ones leave you wanting more. — Eddie Huang Picture this! A pot of a fragrant dumplings came out of the kitchen and put it on your table. You grab one and try to dip the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
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The Power of a Place A small place can be the biggest in your mind “Makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in this world.” — Gustav Flaubert A soccer field, a place allowing my little brother and me to play “home soccer” with only ten... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2019 at 2020 Gao, Jiarun
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