The Mr. Feeny’s vs. The Fix It Felix’s

  Lately, I have been thinking about just how insignificant my job is. (Yes, I know you are thinking, “But you shape young children’s minds! You prepare them for our future! You teach them to be functioning citizens!”—which is all very true) Here is basically what I do on a daily basis: Come into school, […]

My Hamartia: Being an Idealist

In literature, we have a concept called hamartia, or tragic flaw. This occurs when something about the protagonist’s personality causes conflict and tragedy. Aristotle says it is a mistake or error in judgment in a character; as the audience, we are attracted to characters, because they possess both good and bad qualities, much like a […]