Welcome to my blog!

My name is Pamela Htoo Gaw, I’m 19 years old and I’m in my Third year at Fagerlia Videregående Skole. This blog is a project in Social Studies English, at Fagerlia Videregående Skole. On this website, I’m going to post different posts related to the contents we learn in our lessons. The purpose of this […]

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I have a dream

The message of Martin Luther King, Jr’s. speech “I have a dream” is that America needs to change the way they treat black people. They have been “crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination” (Martin Luther King, Jr. 1963). Luther King, Jr. wants the people of America to go together hand […]

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The Black Lives Matter movement

The Black Lives Matter movement or more known as “#blacklivesmatter” on social media, was a response to the murder of the African American, Trayvon Martin, whose murderer was George Zimmerman who fatally shot the high school kid who was unarmed. Although Zimmerman shot Martin, he was not convicted and was later released from custody under […]

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The 13th Amendment

Today on the 25th of January, I and my fellow students in the social studies English class had our subject day, which consisted of watching the documentary 13th on Netflix and later discussing it. It is a movie that explains the US constitution’s 13th amendment, and it explained the background of the amendment and its significance […]

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US Government Shutdown

The US Government shutdown is affecting plenty of federal workers who are at the moment unemployed and where some, federal workers, the Border Patrol agents, for instance, have to work unpaid. Per today, it has been 19 days and counting since the government shutdown and there’s yet no sign that it is going to end […]

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Thoughts on Of Mice and Men

The novel “Of Mice and Men” is absolutely in a different writing style than what I’m used to. It is set in the 1930s and it sure was a breath of air to read about something else from another time period. The storyline is undoubtedly meaningful and displays a lot of the affection between the […]

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Of Mice and Men

The book “Of Mice and Men” is a novel that was published in 1937 and was written by John Steinbeck.  The novel revolves around the lives of two men, who are the main characters in this novel, George Milton and Lennie Small. George Milton is described as a smart and quirky man, but also small […]

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Democrats & Republicans

The United States is worldwide known, and I believe most know about the elections or have at least heard anything about the politics going on there, as they are a nation that is involved in many international affairs. Moreover, I think it is safe to say that the rest of the world are familiar with […]

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Trump “lacks common decency”

The public probably already knows about the relationship between the United States and France, that it is indeed a special relationship looking back at their pasts together. Both countries have leaders that are well known by the public, but their recent meeting at the anniversary of the Paris terror attacks was what brought us back […]

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The Iron Lady

The movie “The iron lady” is a movie directed by Phyllida Lloyd and starring Meryl Streep. It was released in 2011 and is a movie about Margaret Thatcher, a British businesswoman and a politician. Thatcher was Britain’s first ever female and longest-serving prime minister in the 20th century that served for over a decade. This […]

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