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Posted: September 20, 2017

In-class novella assignment tomorrow (September 21) on The Pearl

Posted: September 18, 2017

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Posted: September 11, 2017

Complete your novella before September 21.  Bring your novella to class to complete the in-class assignment.

Posted: September 11, 2017

Complete your novel before October 3rd.  Bring your novel to class to complete the in-class assignment.

Posted: September 11, 2017


“You can learn more about people by listening to their songs than any other way, for into the songs go all the hopes and hurts, the angers, fears, and the wants and aspirations.”


                                           - John Steinbeck




What do you think this song is saying about life?  What is the theme?   On your copy of the song, HIGHLIGHT words/phrases that support the theme you have chosen.




What emotion/s do you feel while listening to this song?




 What events in your life, if any, does this song make you think about?




What lyrics stand out to you?




What is the message the artist is trying to convey in this song?




Are there any symbols or metaphors in your song?    What do they represent?




Due Friday.  Minimum 250 words - Maximum 400


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Posted: September 11, 2017

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Review all class notes and terms.

Posted: May 10, 2017

Due Monday.

Heart of Darkness has been accused by some critics of being a sexist text.


Based on our class discussion of Kurtz's mistress and his Intended, do you agree or disagree? Use
supporting evidence from the text.


Your answer should be 2 pages. Font 12 TNR. Double spaced


Value: 20


.  From This…………………………To This      

Create a chart contrasting Lear of Act 1, Scene 1, with the Lear of this scene.  Consider three points.

  • Lear’s Appearance

  • Surrounding and Companions

  • Language

         (Be sure to include supporting quotes.)


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