“There’s a tendency to think that art is finally the place where there are no rules, where you have complete freedom. I’m going to sit down at the keyboard and it’s just going to flow out of me onto the paper and it’s going to be pure art.–No! What you are describing is finger painting. Rules are what makes art beautiful.”
When it comes to action-comedy, perhaps nobody does it better than Jackie Chan. This video explores what makes his style so effective, and it’s not as simple as you might think.
Earn bonus in any of my high school courses (excluding dual enrollment) if your submission is published in the Winter issue of the school literary magazine. (Short stories = 20 points Essay = 20 points Poetry = 10 points Other Work (drawings, comics, artistic photography, etc.) = 5 points.) Please note that submission does not guarantee inclusion. See details below:
Chadwick School Literary Magazine: Call for Submissions
The Chadwick School Literary Society is looking for original creative works by Chadwick students to publish in our school literary magazine.
Short stories, poetry, essays, songs, comics, drawings, photography, and other creative works will all be considered. You may submit work from class assignments or that you completed at home. More
“Surely the job of fiction is to actually tell the truth. It’s a paradox that’s at the heart of any kind of storytelling.”
“Sometimes a neighbor whom we have disliked a lifetime for his arrogance and conceit lets fall a single commonplace remark that shows us another side, another man, really; a man uncertain, and puzzled, and in the dark like ourselves.”
If you did not get a printed copy before they were all gone, don’t despair. You can download your free e-book of this poetry anthology by the Class of 2017 here.
“When I was in high school, I really thought all poets were dead because all the poets we read were dead. I just assumed that no one wrote poems anymore, just like no one made their own shoes anymore.”