Monday, April 18, 2016

Class is cancelled T 4/19.

Class is cancelled T 4/19. Apologies. It was a surprise to me as well. Check back for updates.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Schedule Update 4/12/16

**In Progress: Subject to Change**

Read Romeo and Juliet

After reading Romeo and Juliet please participate in the discussion below (Activity Grade). Respond to at least 3 questions of choice and responds to at least 3 classmates of choice. You may do more: 3 and 3 is the minimum.

T 4/12 Romeo + Juliet (film)
T 4/19 PMAI and Romeo and Juliet. All Work returned.
Spring Break 
T 5/3 In-class Essay on Archetypes in Romeo and Juliet
T 5/10 Love and Death Poetry Comparisons
T 5/17 The Hunger Games
T 5/24 In-class Essay over The Hunger Games
T 5/31 Final Revisions and Conferences
T 6/7 Final Reflection Essay (in-class)

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

3/29 We Meet at 9:15 in E259

3/29 We Meet at 9:15 in E259

Hi, folks. If you were not able to get the poetry book, do not freak out about it. I have a Plan B and C.

Homework: Read on Wikipedia "archetypes", "monomyth", and "Pearson-Marr Archtype Indicator"

Wednesday, March 16, 2016


**We do not meet on 3/22 as it is a Friday schedule. Check here for homework.**

Tuesday, March 15, 2016


Hi everyone! We are getting off to a slow start but will be up to speed soon.


Class Website
Course Overview
Lecture: Symbolism
Discussion: "Original Sin: A Short Story"


Get the Books:
Romeo and Juliet (Folger)
Love Poems (Everyman's Library)
Poems of Mourning (Everyman's Library)
The Hunger Games (Scholastic)
A Journal as described

Journal Entry:
Look over Love Poems and pick one poem.
Write a journal entry about the symbolism in it (about 500 words). Please label this entry "Blog Entry 1".
Be prepared to discuss your poem in class.