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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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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The Northern Ireland conflicts

As a European and a Scandinavian citizen, it is a given to know about the Northern Ireland conflict. Some might not have heard about it, but as it has been a curriculum during middle school, I think most are familiar with this topic. If not, I will give you a brief of the conflict and […]

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Class trip to London

As it has always been a thing that the two English classes, literature and social studies English get to travel to Britain on excursion week, it was finally our turn to travel to London this time around. We were there for about six days where we had plans on our agenda, then we were free […]

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We must remember the ship

“Remember the ship”, is a poem written by the British poet, John Agard. And when talking about remembering the ship, Agard is referring to the ship, Empire Windrush that was used in 1948 to carry Carribean immigrants over to London from Jamaica. The speaker of the poem is referring to himself as a “citizen of […]

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New Year, New Goals

It’s been a while since i was active on this blog, but after a long summer break, we’re back to business as a new school year start, this also being my last year in upper secondary school. I believe writing blog posts in international English, where I’ve decided to go deeper into social studies this […]

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