Since the beginning of brookiyuki I’ve subscribed to many of my friends’ blogs. A part of being subscribed means that I get a cute little email in my inbox every time one of them composes a blog post – always thoroughly profound and enlightening to read. And every time a little push notification pops up with their newest piece, I feel just a little more guilty and a little more nervous. … More finding fear in the purple prose.
I came into this subject knowing I wanted to focus my studies on Japan. The country has fascinated me ever since I began studying the language in high school, and that passion has not dwindled over the last 8 years. I hope to work with and among the Japanese in the future, perhaps even working … More becoming a gaijin girl.
Writing is an incredibly emotional and profound process, which involves us spilling our hearts and souls into our narratives. When we use our traumatic experiences as the basis for our writing, it can lead to a cathartic release of emotion, as we face these uncomfortable and difficult experiences again through the written word. … More literature review – finding catharsis in narrative.
Warning – very personal. … More a double-edged sword.
In Year 10 I went on a study trip to Japan with my class. It was my first trip overseas without my family and needless to say, I was very nervous about the whole experience. However, looking back on this trip I view it as my moment of epiphany – the transformative moment when I knew Japan would have a place in my future. … More why is Japan so important to me?
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I am a little behind the pack on this one, but here it is nonetheless – my reaction to watching the classic Japanese film Godzilla in class, whilst live-tweeting the experience. The tricky thing about writing last is that all the most profound and insightful discoveries have already been stated by…
Why did I choose to enrol in BCM311? Well, there’s a whole bunch of reasons, including credit points and requirements for my degree.
But mostly it’s because I have a whole bunch of worries about my future, which were addressed in the first class. Check it out. … More the future is slashes and blanks.