Posted: October 13, 2010
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Posted: October 5, 2010
October 12, 2010 - "Tthe Snows of Kilimanjaro" collage due. October 14, 2010 - Personal Essay on the theme of regret due. Follow MLA format. Get it in early for me to look at.
Posted: September 30, 2010
Answer the following questions with supporting evidence from the text. 1. What is the theme of the story? Discuss. Do you disagree or agree with Hemingway? 2. The story contains two levels of narrative: Harry's dialogues with Helen and his stream of consciousness. Discuss each of the five flashbacks. What elements do each contain? 3. Why did Harry go on the safari? 4. a. Descibe Harry. Describe Helen. b. What kind of relationship do they have? Be specific. 5. Hemingway uses symbols throughout the story. What do each of the following represent: a. leopard b. mountain/plains c. hyena d. Helen 6. The cause of Harry's death is ironic. Discuss. 7. Hemingway uses three physical details to describe the approach of death. What are they?
Posted: September 29, 2010
Finish reading "The Snows of Kilimanjaro" for Thursday.
Posted: September 24, 2010
Sun, Sep 26/10 9:00 pm
"A Drowning" by Mark Ferguson, the painting "Fall of Icarus" by Brueghel, the poem "Musee des Beaux Arts" by W.H. Auden, and the poem "Landscape With the Fall of Icarus" by William Carlos Williams. Scoring Rubric for “A Drowning” Project 10 marks for each question. Completely answered; supporting detail where needed. (30 marks) 10 marks for quality of the information package. Neatness. Originality. Presentation. 10 marks for spelling and mechanics of writing. Total 50 Marks
Posted: September 23, 2010
We have started a project looking at the short story "A Drowning" by Mark Ferguson, the painting "Fall of Icarus" by Brueghel, the poem "Musee des Beaux Arts" by W.H. Auden, and the poem "Landscape With the Fall of Icarus" by William Carlos Williams. The completed project is due Monday, September 27th. Class time will be given Thursday and Friday of this week to complete the assignment.
Posted: September 21, 2010
We started to look at the story "A Drowning" by Mark Ferguson. Questions 1 a - d were assigned for class tomorrow.
Posted: September 17, 2010
Sun, Sep 19/10 9:00 pm
Do not forget your two John Updike stories: Tomorrow and Tomorrow and So Forth / A&P