Hankercheif and reason( Humanism)
Othello and reason/Wit
Othello= Moor, hes a different person, trying to blend in with these ventian people
Hanky= Egyptian Charm. Part of Africa, Humanist idea pops up
Magic/Relics & Humanism- during Ren, rebirth of socie
Education Views of BTW and DuBois as Observed Through Their Writings
Between 1895 and 1915, the years following the Reconstruction Era, Booker T.
Washington established a dominant tone of submission of equal rights among Negroes while in
the latter half o
Forms /Types of Poetry
Epic Poetry= Story/heroic narrative
Sappho- Lesbian Saphic-female homosexuality
Most famous Ancient Greek female poet
7th century B.C.
Names the 10th Muse m
Ban Zhao (45-120)
September 25, 2013
Female character (weak, trickster, spiteful, sexual charms, magic)
Grendels Mother (Beowulf)
Women as forces of nature/magic
El Cids da
Final Draft Due: Friday, November 22
Final Draft must be submitted as a hard copy and to Turnitin.com (The link is located on
the class blackboard page)
Length: 1000 words (papers below this limit will lose points based on the percentage of
Bradstreet (1612-1672) 9/30
Puritan writer/one of 1st major poets in the U.S.
Metaphysical poetry/ focused on values beyond the physical world/use metaphysical
conceits as extended metaphors
Religious, city on hill North East, conservative
EN 207-005 1
Office hours: Wednesday, 11am-noon, 3pm-4pm; Friday, 11am-noon, or by appt.
Office: Rowand Johnson 14
EN 101 and 102 (or 103 or 104)
John Donne- Humanism (Daoism- Asian philosophy that grows out of civil war Sufism-islam, fight
exess) humanism is English Renaissance. England was literary (Italy was poetry/songs). Celbebration
of Human potentials/ideas.
1453- Fall of Constantinople (Ist
Tao Qion (365-427)
Politics/Government vs Human Needs
Role of government/what should the government provide?
Government / Politics / Society vs Internal happiness
The Peuch Blossom Spring
Since the beginning of modern civilization, women have had implicit roles in the
prosperity of society. As wives and mothers, they served as the backbone of their communities.
William Shakespeares Othello and Ban Zhaos Lessons
The play Medea immediately caught my attention because of the perspective of the
opening episode. For the first time in this class, and the first time in my experience with plays,
we are seeing societal views from a womans p
Sept 18 2013
In a society where moral order and chaos conquer, citizens turn to the help of someone
more powerful and culpable of great feats. In our culture, heroes are these mythic, omnipotent,
all-powerful beings who accomplish ta
Comparison and Contrast Rhetorical Essay
The struggle for self-identity is a reoccurring theme within Cisneros The House on
Mango Street; similarly, the struggle for individual definition also appears within Salingers The
Catcher in the Rye. In The House