Rendering the Catcher Obsolete
In J. D. Salingers novel The Catcher in the Rye, the narrator and protagonist, Holden
Caulfield, dreams of saving innocent children from losing their innocence and becoming adults.
To Holden, childhood innocence is equiva
ENG 380Q Class Notes
The Call of The Wild
Read Four Legs Good critical essay.
Jack London never felt that he got enough meat.
It has been hunger, nothing but hunger.
Inspiration for writing the novel: He was particularly fascinated by the idea of free
The Lord of the Flies
Who do you identify best with?
Everyone could probably identify with all of the characters at some point in their life.
Who would take the initiative to go out and kill the pig?
Piggy: The good student, the g
ENG 380Q Class Notes 12/2
New rewrite deadline is Friday by 6 PM.
Last class is a film day
Problems in Diary: alcoholism
Why does that matter? Because it affects all aspects of Juniors life-his parents are
alcoholics, many people he knows are alcoholi
Shows a young person trying to change the future.
Lois Lowrys father was forgetting painful memories of his lifetime.
So she thought What if that could happen? But what else would we lose?
The movie has been criticized for changing many thin
Leslie as Shakespeares Ophelia
Timeless masterpieces are often rewritten and reinvented in order to serve the revising
authors purposes. Shakespeares Hamlet has been adapted and rewritten multiple times for a
wide variety of genres, including young adu