We’ll be bookclubbin’! Remember – – 15 minutes only per presentation. I promise to be very strict with the clock.
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via GIPHY Book clubbin! Be prepared, well-prepared, to teach us about how your novel is an American novel! If you need audiovisual accompaniment, bring a suitable machine.
via GIPHY Let’s keep reading In Our Time, from Chapter IX to the end of the collection. (You can skip the shorty story, “My Old Man.”) Book clubbin! We’ll start our class presentations on Thursday, December 8. So, I think … Continue reading
Let’s keep moving forward in In Our Time. Read up to Chapter IX, the chapter right after the short story “The Revolutionist.” Time to move from reading your novels to teaching them. In your group forum, create a new doc. … Continue reading
For Tuesday, let’s read up to page 63 in Hemingway’s In Our Time (to Chapter VI, which follows the short story, “The Battler”). Your reading logs for your book club should be complete. Now is the time to collectively decide … Continue reading
The end of “The Waste Land.” Recall the kind of analysis we did on Tuesday for Book 1 of “The Waste Land” (“Burial of the Dead). We divided or parsed up the book into its main images and then talked about … Continue reading
Let’s keep talking about Eliot’s “The Waste Land.”
For Thursday, let’s start talking about T.S. Eliot. Read the whole of “The Waste Land.” To help, let’s think about other “wastelands” that we might know. For instance, there’s the zombiefied landscape of The Walking Dead. Bring at least one … Continue reading
First, make sure you vote! Let’s finish talking about William Carlos Williams’ “To Elsie.” And, let’s start discussing the first book (“Burial of the Dead’) in T.S.Eliot’s “The Waste Land.”
For Thursday, read William Carlos Williams’ poem, “To Elsie.” Also, be sure to check out our new essay assignment so that I can field questions in class. Finally, make sure you’ve set up a Book Club reading schedule and created … Continue reading