Based on popular European folk tales, "Stone Soup" is reset by author-illustrator Jon J Muth in China. Through fine words and atmospheric watercolors, the tale concerns a sad, unfriendly village which is transformed by a stony soup which three monks, initially unwelcome as guests there, set about making in order to stave off their hunger.
This is the best gift you can give anybody at any time.
Yet is is such a beautiful and wonderful gift.
A review of Deep Stuff by Mike Riddell.
The Role of Community in Alleviating Cultural Confusion in Tina De Rosa’s Paper Fish and Paule Marshall’s Brown Girl Brown Stones
This is a formal academic paper about the role community plays in alleviating cultural confusion, expressed through the novel’s "Paper Fish" by Tina De Rosa and "Brown Girl Brown Stones" by Paule Marshall.
This was a creative writing project for one of my senior classes in college. It frequently references the book "Life Together" by Dietrich Bonhoeffer.
An essay I had to write for english class for To Kill a Mockingbird.
Discusses whether or not “The Community” in the book The Giver is a dystopia or a utopia.
Sins of the Father: the long shadow of a religious cult, by Fleur Beale. In spite of a conviction for sexual abuse of minors, Neville Cooper remains the charismatic leader of a cult community on New Zealand’s West Coast.