“Prey” by Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton, the author of “Prey,” commented that things never turn out the way we think it will. Crichton is giving us a warning to the world about modern technology and how dangerous it might become. In the not too distant future, someone might create a device or a robot … Read the rest

“Animal Farm” by George Orwell

“The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which”(Orwell, p.112). This was the closing line of George Orwell’s Animal Farm, and is arguably the most impactful sentence in the Read the rest

Should You Give Your Child Allowance?

Should you give your child allowance? I believe that every parent should at least consider giving their child  allowance. Children need to learn the value of money and giving them allowance is the perfect way to teach them. The more practice they can have with handling money, the more prepared Read the rest

What Makes a Great Mystery Great?

What makes a great mystery great? Analyzing one of Agatha Christie’s famous mysteries, “The Murder of Roger Ackroyd,” can help determine what makes a mystery great. Agatha Christie is considered to be the Queen of Mystery and has sold over a billion copies of her mysteries worldwide. This book is … Read the rest