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Blog Response Prompts will regularly be uploaded here. Responses should be approximately 300-400 words.
Blog Response #1: The Yellow Wallpaper: Write about a moment or an idea in The Yellow Wallpaper that most intrigued you, or develop on the discussion we had in class. Can you connect to Gilman’s piece in any way?
Blog Response #2: Free Response
Blog Response #3: What were your initial reactions to the story? What is the significance of the “things” each soldier “carried” – how does Tim O’Brien weave this idea of carrying things into the story? How would you compare this story to the other war stories we have read? (You don’t have to answer all of these questions).
Blog Response #4: Free response, OR analyze Martin’s development of character in the story.
Blog Response #5: CANCELLED – work on Paper # 3 instead