Clishmaclaver – Brechin High Library Blog

March 16, 2017
by Miss Stewart

Victim or villain..?

A The Day Briefing: The Laws of War dropped into my mailbox today. The gist of this discursive ‘Hot Topic’ piece is that, “Yesterday a British marine had his murder conviction for killing an injured Taliban fighter reduced to manslaughter. … Continue reading

March 9, 2017
by Miss Stewart

Emma, nudity, and the meaning of feminism

Clishmaclaver has just read an interesting addition to the current debate on ‘second wave’ feminism from The Day. Speaking of Emma Watson – whom pupils may know best as ‘Hermione’ from the Harry Potter films – the article reads, “She … Continue reading

March 4, 2016
by Miss Stewart
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Curvy Barbie?!

  How does ‘Curvy Barbie’ compare with an average woman? By Claire Bates BBC News Magazine Looking for ideas for an interesting discursive essay for English? Check out the current debate over cultural icon, Barbie’s new ‘curvy’ body shape. This … Continue reading

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