Category Archives: Section C2

Adulting in Space

‘The Martian’ begins by showing a manned mission to Mars. The story truly begins when a storm hits the base camp, and threatens the integrity of the spacecraft. One of the crew members, Mark Watney, is blown away in the … Continue reading

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Reflection of the movie–The Martian

I watched the fantastic movie called The Martian a year ago and learned a lot from it. This fictional film tells a story about the main protagonist, Mark Watney, who was left on Mars accidentally by his crewmates during a … Continue reading

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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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The Martian and Independence

In the movie The Martian, Mark Watney is an astronaut that gets stranded on Mars after a storm takes place and the rest of the crew left him because they thought he died. However, Watney survived the storm and was … Continue reading

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Milestone of adulting is not limited to age–reflection of The Martian

I think The Martian is a great movie that can have positive effects on teenagers. Take myself as an example, whenever I feel like this is so hard and that there is no way for me to accomplish this, I … Continue reading

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Resilience and persistence matters

  In the movie named the Martian, the main character named Mark Watney was accidentally trapped on Mars and separated from his team. He grew potatoes himself in harsh conditions, found food and tried every possible way to maintain his … Continue reading

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Life on Mars and 365 Different Places

  When Hermes lifted off from the earth to perform Mars mission Ares III, one of the onboard NASA astronaut, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) wouldn’t have thought that he’s not going back with the rest of the crew. He was … Continue reading

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From Knowing to Doing

Picture courtesy of: https://teaser-trailer.com/the-martian-movie-clip/ Within the first few minutes of The Martian, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) finds himself stranded on Mars all by himself. After recognizing that the next Mars mission wouldn’t be for four more years, Watney realizes that … Continue reading

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The Giving Tree: A Bittersweet Journey

     

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“A Brilliant Mind” and Its Structures

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