Author Archives: Maria Delvalle

Awesome Millennials Beat Mars

The Martian, a movie directed by Ridley Scott, clearly shows two of the topics we have been discussing this semester in the English 1101 class: Adulting and Millennials. In the movie, Mark Watney, who is the main character, is accidentally … Continue reading

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My All-Time Favorite Picture Book

Green Eggs and Ham, a picture book by Dr. Seuss, is my all-time favorite. I remember going to the library almost every day as a kid to ask the librarian to read it to me. I even almost learn it, … Continue reading

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Group Video Response – What I Wish I Knew Two Years Ago Now That I Am Moving In

  “What I Wish I Knew Two Years Ago Now That I Am Moving In” I had never before experienced the process of making a film, or of working with a team that is willing to collaborate as much as … Continue reading

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What a Weird Thing: A Millennial is Reading and Working

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/26/technology/corporate-america-chases-the-mythical-millennial.html?_r=1&register=google   When I typed “interesting articles about millennials” in Google, the first statement I read is the initial claim stated below. I needed to correct this article. How could the author be wrong just at the beginning?   Claim … Continue reading

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A Guide Through Maria’s Reliables

Beck, Julie. “When Are You Really an Adult?” The Atlantic. 5 Jan. 2016. http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/01/when-are-you-really-an-adult/422487/. Accessed 11 Sep. 2016. Julie Beck’s article starts with the example of Henry David Thoreau’s life-making decisions until he became a successful writer. Mainly, her article’s … Continue reading

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A Girl Not Ready to be One of Society’s Adults

Some people measure adulthood by the maturity of their body, while others measure it by the government’s established laws and regulations (Web, “When are you really an adult?”). I do not believe adulthood can be defined as a pre-established concept, … Continue reading

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