Autonomy of the Body- HeLa cells

 AUTONOMY OF THE BODY: WHO OWNS WHO AND THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS Lefkowitz wrote, "Every human being has an inalienable right to determine what shall be done with his own body." This was written in reference to the medical human experimental trials that were conducted on patients without their knowledge or consent. It is … Continue reading Autonomy of the Body- HeLa cells

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An Analysis of the poem ‘Nature’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson is best known as the critical figure who sparked the social movement of Transcendentalism, an idealistic philosophical and social movement that developed in New England that taught that divinity pervades all nature and humanity. Its members held progressive views on feminism and communal living. Ralph often used poetry to spread his ideology about … Continue reading An Analysis of the poem ‘Nature’ by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Reply to a Dead Man by Walter Mosley Summary

The story starts off with an informal introduction of the protagonist, Roger and the recent events that have occurred in his family. Having lost his Job, then his brother and his inability to even attend the funeral sets off the story with a sort of depressed tone, foreshadowing even worse things to come. Roger’s brother, … Continue reading Reply to a Dead Man by Walter Mosley Summary

A triumph of his Manhood

She cried. She had cried all night. And the night before. And the night before that. This had been going for almost a week now. Each night worse than the one before it. Of course everyone had said it would get better with time, everything does. But this wasn’t getting better in any way. The … Continue reading A triumph of his Manhood

Active Bystanders- Scenario 1

                 Is high school even high school without at least one fight breaking out in the middle of the quad once a week? I try my best not be drawn into such fights but I don’t get my way all the time. In fact I’m glad I got involved in this fight because if I … Continue reading Active Bystanders- Scenario 1

Writing Prompt Challenge- week 2

GOBBLE GOBBLE! Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Guess what we love more than Turkey and family reunions? Stories about turkey and family reunions! Here are your Thanksgiving prompts for the week- Story prompt- Write a story that centers around a Thanksgiving dinner- A hilarious family mishap, a disastrous event that throws the entire family … Continue reading Writing Prompt Challenge- week 2

A Tribute to Stan Lee

When my friend texted me that Stan Lee had passed away today, I thought he was kidding. Sure, he was 95 years old. But he can't actually be dead, right? Right? Wrong. One Google search proved my worst fears right. He had passed away. But he had left the world a far better place. He … Continue reading A Tribute to Stan Lee