From National Southwest Associated University, a.k.a. NSAU.
Name: Ren, Xiaotao(任 晓涛)
What Is Science?
Why a Classic Is a Classic
Every Man's Natural Desire to Be Somebody Else
A Liberal Education
The Durable Satisfactions of Life
A Word to Youth
Le Petit Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry;
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Miller Hemingway;
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane.
Discussion on books(25%)
Final essay(optional, to change her opinion on your performance)
Figure of Speech:
The repeated use of phrases, clauses or sentences that are similar in structure or meaning. Writers use this technique to emphasise important ideas, create rhythm and make their writing more forceful and direct.
The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics to something nonhuman.
But the land told nothing this year.
Such a despair had seized him as made him like a human without his reason.
Apparent contradictory terms that are combined to produce epigrammatic2effect. A deliberate combination of two words that seem to mean the opposite of each other.
What is Science?
Why a classic is a classic
Here are but suggestions. You can write whatever you want, but you must submit an essay every five weeks.
Draw your family tree (at least 3 generations) and share a story of a particular forefather (using third person narrative).
Share something happened to you that made you believe that somehow your future career will be science-oriented.