Friday, 23 May 2008
Read and respond to sections 8-9 of Invisible Cities.

Tuesday, 20 May 2008
Read and respond to sections 5-7 of Invisible Cities.

Monday, 19 May 2008
Your elegy, pastoral, or pastoral elegy is due. Begin work on your Semester Exam Project.

Friday, 16 May 2008
Read and respond to sections 3-4 of Invisible Cities.

Thursday, 15 May 2008
Read and respond to sections 1-2 of Invisible Cities (to page 39).

Wednesday, 14 May 2008
Read remaining poems in "The Pastoral."

Tuesday, 13 May 2008
Acquire and bring to class Italo Calvino's Invisible Cities.

Friday, 9 May 2008
Finish and respond to Long Day's Journey into Night.

Tuesday, 6 May 2008
Read and respond to Act II, Scenes One and Two of Long Day's Journey into Night. Take some time to contribute to the Literature Review page.

Friday, 2 May 2008
Read and respond to 208-215 in The Making of a Poem.

Thursday, 1 May 2008
Read and respond to Act I of Long Day's Journey into Night.


Wednesday, 30 April 2008
Acquire and bring to class a copy of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night.

Tuesday, 29 April 2008
Compose a brief essay (2-3 pages) in which you explore the way one theme, issue, or literary technique sheds light on The Things They Carried as a whole.

Monday, 28 April 2008
AP Lit exam preparation.

Thursday, 24 April 2008
Finish and respond to The Things They Carried.

Wednesday, 23 April 2008
AP Lit exam preparation.

Tuesday, 22 April 2008
AP Lit exam preparation.

Monday, 21 April 2008
Read and respond to The Things They Carried through page 188, chapter: "Field Trip".

Thursday, 17 April 2008
Read and respond to The Things They Carried through page 136, chapter: "Style".

  • PLEASE NOTE:Discussion of The Crying of Lot 49 will be closed SOME TIME on Wednesday, 4.16.08.

Tuesday, 15 April 2008
Read and respond to The Things They Carried through page 88.

Friday, 11 April 2008
Read and respond to The Things They Carried through page 30.

Thursday, 10 April 2008
Compose and type the final draft of you Lot 49 essay.

Friday, 4 April 2008
Read and respond to The Crying of Lot 49 chapter 6.

Wednesday, 2 April 2008
We will continue our exploration of The Elegy.

Tuesday, 1 April 208
Re-read and respond to The Crying of Lot 49, 98-106, the night-journey.

Monday, 31 March 2008
Read and respond to The Crying of Lot 49 chapters 4-5.

Tuesday, 18 March 2008
Read and respond to The Crying of Lot 49 chapters 1-3.

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End Quarter 3


Thursday, 13 March 2008
Bring to class Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49.

Tuesday and Wednesday, 11-12 March 2008
We will be reading and thinking about "The Stanza". Be sure to acquire and bring to class on Thursday a copy of Thomas Pynchon's The Crying of Lot 49.

  • Please Note: The POSTING DEADLINE for Quarter 3 is Thursday, 13 March at midnight. Post early and often.

Monday, 10 March 2008
Compose an essay of character analysis based on a character from The Cherry Orchard. Be sure to attend to the character's physical, intellectual, emotional, and moral traits ... as well as his/her problems and function in the play as a whole.

Thursday and Friday, 6-7 March 2008
Watch, think, and respond to the class viewing of Vanya on 42nd Street.

Wednesday, 5 March 2008
Read and respond to Acts Three and Four in The Cherry Orchard.

Tuesday, 4 March 2008
Read and respond to Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" Part III.

Monday, 3 March 2008
Read and respond to Acts One and Two in The Cherry Orchard.

Friday, 29 February 2008
Read and respond to Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" Part II.

Thursday, 28 February 2008
Acquire and bring to class Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Thursday's A-qualification minimum has been changed from 35 credited posts to 30.

Wednesday, 27 February 2008
Read and respond to Pope's "An Essay on Criticism" Part I. Please print the text and bring it to class. You may also find the Line Notes useful.

Tuesday, 26 February 2008
In-class essay.

Monday, 25 February 2008
Compose a brief essay in which you apply Faulkner's Nobel Acceptance Speech to As I Lay Dying. Are the ideas expressed in the speech in sync with the novel's effect?

Friday, 22 February 2008
Finish and respond to As I Lay Dying.

Wednesday, 20 February 2008
Read and respond (in Essays) to Reginald Shepherd's On Difficulty in Poetry.

Tuesday, 19 February 2008
Read and respond to As I Lay Dying through page 211: "Tonight I am going to see where they stay while we are in the barn."

Friday, 15 February 2008
Read and respond to As I Lay Dying through page 136: "I knew that as plain on that day as I knew about Dewey Dell on that day."

Thursday, 14 February 2008
In-class essay

Wednesday, 13 February 2008
Read "Blank Verse" in The Making of a Poem (101-110).

Tuesday, 12 February 2008
Read and respond to As I Lay Dying through page 84: "My mother is a fish."

Tuesday, 5 February 2008
Complete and briefly, clearly explain your SStC formulas. Bring Faulkner's As I Lay Dying to class (12 bucks in the bookstore).

Monday, 4 February 2008
Read and respond to Acts IV and V in She Stoops to Conquer; i.e. FINISH the play.

Friday, 1 February 2008
Read and respond through the end of Act III in She Stoops to Conquer.

Thursday, 31 January 2008
Come prepared to perform your ballad.

Wednesday, 30 January 2008
Acquire and bring to class a copy of She Stoops to Conquer.

Monday, 28 January 2008
Read and respond to Jacob's Room Ch. 13-14.

Friday, 25 January 2008
Read and respond to Jacob's Room Ch. 12.

Thursday, 24 January 2008
Read and respond to Jacob's Room Ch. 10-11.

Tuesday, 22 January 2008
Read The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyl and Mr. Hyde and come prepared to be accountable for that reading.

Friday, 18 January 2008
Read and respond to Jacob's Room Ch. 7-9.

Wednesday, 16 January 2008
Compose a one-page close reading of a problematic or rich passage from the chapter you worked on today.

Tuesday, 15 January 2008
Read and respond to Jacob's Room Ch. 4-6.

Monday, 14 January 2008
Read the introductory material for "The Ballad" in The Making of A Poem.

Friday, 11 January 2008
Read and respond to Jacob's Room Ch. 3.

Thursday, 10 January 2008
Read and respond to Jacob's Room Ch. 2.

Wednesday, 9 January 2008
Acquire and bring to class on Wednesday a copy of Jacob's Room.

Tuesday, 8 January 2008
Explore this wiki. Read Ch. 1 of Jacob's Room and post a response to it in the appropriate spot.



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