The “Banking” Concept of Education by Paulo Freire discussed about teacher-student relationship. Where the teachers served as he mentioned, “oppressors” or “filler” and students as the “oppressed” ones. This concept of teaching forced students to sit passively and just swallow everything that the teachers threw. He discussed that this kind of education killed the creativity … More PAULO FREIRE: The Banking Concept of Education
The United States of America, as the world’s largest economy apparently has its nearly 150 million people considered “low income” or “poor”. Michael Zweig, Professor of UMich and Director of social class study, define poverty as a state of deprivation or lack of the usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions. Indeed, … More Why is it very hard to erase poverty?
The Ordinary Devoted Mother is an impressing comic drama made by Alison Bechdel. She began the story by her dream about her jumping into a brook. Then, she demonstrates how she intends to write a memoir about her father and the difficulty in telling her mother about it. Her mother thinks that her … More THE ORDINARY DEVOTED MOTHER by Alison Bechdel
Appiah successfully writes a brilliant essay of racism, that not only provoke my thought but also reflect on my own human value. Among all of the weighted paragraphs, I am having a serious difficulty in understanding the second paragraph under “Differences among Differences” subtitle. It says, “This much about identification said, we can see that … More Racial Identities by Kwame Anthony Appiah
The ordinary devoted mother is a very interesting first chapter of Alison Bechdel’s novel, Are You My Mother? Basically, this chapter talks about her relationship with her mother that made clear through psychoanalysis. She tells about the ordinary things that happen in everyone lives, dreams, random thoughts, journals, and children-parents relationship. I admire how she … More ALISON BECHDEL: The Ordinary Devoted Mother
In his book Ways of Seeing, John Berger discuss several interesting arguments about the perception of art. According to Berger, art is an evidence of history, and that every art is defined differently by different people. Also, Berger argues that what we see is actually affected by what we know. Once, we know a certain … More English Literature: DIFFICULTY PAPER