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As kids we all want pets because when your a kid, your consider to be cool to have a pet because you have someone to play with all the time and you feel like an adult because its your pet … Continue reading

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Sula was an interesting read, defiantly held my attention much better then passing. it had a sense of conflict that seemed to persist. for me just the thought of living in this little town seemed a bit chaotic, witch was good. i … Continue reading

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Paper 3 Brainstorming

Compare contrast Irene and Clare’s friendship with Nel and Sula’s. Compare contrast the George’s role in Lennie’s death and Eva’s role in Plum’s death. Discuss the ways that mothers interact with and express their feelings towards their children in Sula. … Continue reading

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Passing responce

Reading Passing was… difficult. I cant describe the vain, the disdain, the utter rage this book gave me. The characters are uninteresting, and the story itself is just as bland. it was a battle inside of me to turn the pages with … Continue reading

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Paper 2 Peer Review Guidelines

1) Read your partner’s paper silently to yourself, all the way through. 2) Read the paper again, more slowly. Underline the thesis and write “thesis” in the margin. 3) In the introductory paragraph, identify the main pieces of evidence supporting … Continue reading

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Essay 2

Essay 2 REVISED DUE DATES DRAFT Due Nov 12—you must bring paper copy to class. You will not be able to participate if you do not bring a paper copy with you. Final Paper Due Nov 19. You must turn … Continue reading

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Essay 1 Feedback Sheet

I’ll give each of you a hard copy in class on Monday, but if you need another, you can get it here.

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For Discussion on 9/24

We’re going to discuss some quotes in class on Monday. You don’t need to do any work on this til we get to class. “‘A guy needs somebody–to be near him.’ He whined, ‘A guy goes nuts if he ain’t … Continue reading

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Robert Burns’ “To a Mouse”

Here’s a link to Burns’ poem.

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