Among all things this past year, here are the Top 5 moments in review of pop culture.
Number 1: The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies
The final release of the Middle Earth series officially came out on the 17th of December. Fans dressed up for the event of the last movie.With mostly good reviews in IMDB with an 8.2/10 and a 70 % rating on Rotten Tomatoes, this iconic moment will be something to remember!
Number 2: Five Nights At Freddy's 1 & 2:
Back in August when the survival-horror game was released, it gained so much good reviews that a sequel was made to the game. The game plays on tension, jump-scares, and a mysterious feel to it. The simplicity of the game contributes to its success as well as the puzzling background story of how the robots came to be.
Number 3: Ice Bucket Challenge
It was the summer of the Ice Bucket. The challenge was to raise awareness of ALS by encouraging people to donate to research about the disease. To gain the attention needed, celebrities jumped in to help with the charity event; celebrities from Lady Gaga to Lee Pace, it helped raise funds for the program.
J.K. Rowling is one of my favorite authors and she uses plenty of French, Germanic, and Latin based words. Some names such as Fleur Delacour (flower of the court) and Voldemort (flight of death) are French based.
Do you know any languages? Languages are useful in writing stories and asides from English, try learning some vocabulary in another language. Foreign language can be used to create words and mash-up words can be used for names. Rowling used her knowledge of languages for many purposes in Harry Potter. Here are some vocabulary words in French:
The rain showered like the Niagara Falls upon me as I ran towards the bus stand where a lonely bench sat under a covering. Ducking under it and sitting on the chair, I noticed the stranger next to me. He turned to face me and I noticed how he wore sunglasses. He nodded and turned his glance away. Without turning to me, he said in his grim, deep voice: "Did you know the last person who sat here last night-fall disappeared? A corporate business man. Missed his appointment."
Confused, I asked, "Wait, why are you telling me this?"
The man ignored the question and said, "Have you ever realized that the stars are all disappearing?"
"What does that have to with anything?" I asked.
The stranger immediately bolted up as the bus drove up and he....