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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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Knife crime in the UK

In an anonymous letter written by a police officer in the Metropolitan police, it is explained why “the job is fucked”, as stated at the very beginning of the letter. The knife crime in the UK is increasing and the police officers are not fully equipped to handle violent situations that may occur, and they […]

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has been a topic that is widely discussed here in Europe, especially in the British Isles and the island of Ireland. As most know, Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom, while the Republic of Ireland is not. Northern Ireland decided to stay with the British kingdom after its freedom from […]

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Reversing Roe

The movie “Reversing Roe” discuss the topic of abortion in the United States and how it divided the people of America between pro-lifers and pro-choicers. The United States has had a long history of whether abortion should be legal or illegal, which was illustrated in the movie with opinions and views from both sides of […]

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The Ides of March

The movie, “The Ides of March” was released in 2011, starring Ryan Gosling alongside George Clooney. George also produced, directed and wrote the screenplay of the movie. It revolves around the campaigning of Mike Morris, a governor that Stephen Meyers, the main character works for as a junior campaign manager against Senator Ted Pullman in […]

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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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