Monday, November 30, 2009

Extra Credit

For extra credit, choose a paragraph of Emerson's challenging essay "Experience" and do a close reading of about a page. What do you notice about the tone/mood/style/techniques of the passage? How do you think it relates to Emerson's experience of having lost his son? How does it connect to course themes?

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Open Thread - Brainstorms & Sources.

Place your brainstorms in the comments. Be sure to identify yourself, the text, and your group.

Also use this thread to list your sources - give a sentence or two description, including describing the kind of source.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Groups: Updated as of 11/7

Add yourself in the comments to group 4-7.

Group one: This group is full and their text is taken.

Paola, Mallisha, Elizabeth and Gurbinder: Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Group two: This group is full and their text is taken.

Lisa, Tiffany, Leroy, Edward: "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"

Group three: This group is full and their text is taken.

Roger, Katherine, Conner, Eric, Nilo: Paine, The Age of Reason

Group four: One more slot available.

Lazaro, Lorena, Sibel: Garrison, "To the Public"

Group five: One more slot available.

Victoria, Jessica, Hafsah, "The Great Lawsuit"

Group Six: Two more slots available.

Karynthia, Jaida, Leaves of Grass

Group Seven: Three more slots available.

Rayshma, The Very Brief Relation of the Devastation of the Indies