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- English 11
In this recording, Hinsdale Central High School student Sarah Kim and Young Chicago Authors teaching artist José Olivarez discuss the recent publication of "Citizen Illegal", inspiring poets that motivate writing, and literature written by minority authors.
In this recording, students Stephanie Dolehide and Ryan discuss their thoughts on Catcher in The Rye
I interviewed Judy Zakieh, a 16 year old senior, about her reading habits, favorite books, and literary recommendations
John Gachich and his son, Michael Gachich, probe into the reasons behind Orwell's writing of the famous novel, "1984," and the intricacies of certain book events in comparison to the world we live in. Various symbols are discussed, and theories...
In this recording, Nora Wood and her mom talk about the themes, characters, and final thoughts of To Kill a Mockingbird.
In this interview, Leah Vaikutis interviews her aunt, Judy Sidrys, about "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd". They debrief the characters, underlying themes, and connections to modern day society as they reminisce through this brilliant crime novel. The very interesting Hercule...
In this interview, my aunt and I talk about the book The Great Gatsby and all the characters and symbols that the book has to offer. We mainly focus on why she wanted me to read the book.
In this recording, Tina talks about how her mothers background has shaped her reading life today. Also, Tina asks about a must read book that her mom recommends for her before she graduated high school.
Lynn Matar and her Ap lang teacher, Mr. Didominico, try to steer away from non fiction reading and discuss fictional books and talk about what makes them thought provoking
In this recording, mother and daughter Grace and Sue Kennedy discuss the Great Gatsby and why Sue recommended the book to Grace. The two also discuss how a book attains literary merit, and what impact reading has on our daily...
In this recording, Sydney Albert and her father, Jeff Albert discuss the novel Catcher in the Rye and why he recommended the book.
After being recommended the Poisonwood Bible, Ella Pope and Mrs. Saunders discuss the novel. Excuse the announcements at the end.
High school student Elisabeth Bieber interviews a fellow parishioner and mentor on the spirituality and religious teachings of the Catholic Church in Silence by Shusaku Endo. In this interview, we discuss whether Fr. Rodrigues's final decision was correct in the...
We briefly discussed the valuable lessons present in the story as well as the important characters.
In this recording, Alexis Hamdan discussed the book The Secret Life of Bees with her grandma, Rita Lacher.
In this interview, Camille and Lisa Lubic discuss the pivotal parts and messages of Pride and Prejudice. Pivotal discussion at moment 10.
Today I interviewed my mom and we talked about a book she recommended I read.
In this recording, student Kayla Byrne and her mother and neurologist Dr. Armita Bijari do a follow up interview after reading the book Jane Eyre to discuss why it was such a valuable read.
From old books that still apply today to poetry that brings you back in time, literature and other forms of art still convey the same basic emotions that humans have felt and will feel, which is why so much of...
High school student Elisabeth Bieber interviews a fellow parishioner and mentor on the spirituality and religious teachings of the Catholic Church in Silence by Shusaku Endo. Part 2 of my interview! Part 1 got cut short because of technical difficulties,...
In this recording, student Caroline Lyman interviews her mother, an occupational therapist, Amy Lyman, and they discuss the Amy’s early love for reading, most influential novels, and the lessons learned from them. Interesting take on the importance of reading today...
In this interview, my aunt and I sat down and talked over a book we both read. We talk about a book called Their Eyes were Watching God.
Drury and Dugan discuss the challenges of finding one’s path in the world, blooming in the face of darkness, and influencial people and events. Also mentioning various books that have stuck with them and hopes for the future.
In this recording Annie Huetteman interviews her father, Mark Huetteman, about how literature has played a role in his life. He recommends to her a literary merit to complete her high school education.
In this recording, my Nonna Gloria Pisani and Bella Pisani discuss the novel Pride and Prejudice.