Professor Anne Horikawa
Understanding work citation
From: Jie Wang who wants to introduce English 102 class to others.
To: My instructor, classmates and others who will attend English 102 class.
Phillis Wheatley Enlightenment
-She was born in Africa and was kidnapped between the ages of 6 and 7 and brought to Boston in 1761.
She was purchased as a slave by John Wheatley for his wife, Susanna.
-She was denied the fruits of freedom
First Published African American female poet.
She was sold into slavery at age 7 and transported to North America.
She was purchased by the Wheatley family where they taught her how to read and write.
On Being Brought from Africa to Ameri
Young Goodman Brown
This is a loss of innocence story.
Young Goodman Brown was very young and nave. He experiences a separation from his wife
and leaves what he knows in his community. Hes going to go on a quest and F
(Characters: Sarah & a man)
She lived in Kentucky which is border state that didnt favor the north or the south, but she had a
pretty good understanding of what both sides are thinking.
-She writes this poem after the Civil War fro
The Minister Black Veil
Story set in Puritan, New England
Main Characters: Hooper & Elizabeth
The people are really involved in life and are very energetic. The sexton pulls a bell rope to call
people to Sunday worshi
William Bradford- Plymouth Plantation
William Bradford (Pilgrim) Separatist
-He thought that the Church of England could not be reformed.
-He likes a smaller church where people (covenant) make a contract with each other to come
-The Pilgrims ca
The Ministers Black Veil
The veil symbolizes his point of view
This is an example of violating the expectancy of someones heart
He has a sad smile
He used to be social and have lunch with the church members, but he changes up and doesn
- He writes long sentences to capture democracy
- He writes open/ free verse
- He is praising the United States and writing about democracy
- Gives a philosophical foundation to democracy
- Hes trying to share his vision of America with us No
Edgar Allen Poe
The Black Cat
The two cats
The cats and the wife
Our narrator is in a jail cell and is being punished because he killed his wife. While he was in the jail cell
he had a flash back and takes us into his home. He changes fro
(Emerson and Thorough)
Transcendentalism Over soul
-All pervading spiritual power that is in everything, including us
- All powerful and its good
-The universe is moral
A philosophical religious view of the 19th Century
The most positive philosophy in t
Identity- What defines experiences as an American? Who & what counts as an American?
Ideals- Dreams, goals, and what they hoped for.
Shadows- Some very unfortunate things/ time that goes on.
Theocracy- A form of government in which God
Edgar Allen Poe
The Cask of Amontillado
Story about Doubles *
Two sides of the same person
He has an authority about wine
Drinks a lot / Very social & enjoyed partying
Wasnt so smart / Feared & respected
- Theres an older person telling the children stories and specifically stories about wars. The
children ask a very embarrassing and hurtful question. (Not intentionally)
- The first couple stanzas are about celebrating, and having
Benjamin Franklin- The Way to Wealth Enlightenment
This work is set up as a Frame Story
Who is the narrator?
2 First Person Narrators Richard Saunders (Opens and Closes)
Father Abraham (Does much of the talking)
-Richard Saunders opens by saying that he e
A literary movement from 1820 - 1865
American Civil War 1861 1865
Defining characteristic for this movement:
-Styles of writing
-The different issues in themes that the writers take up
American Romanticism I (Political &
Hawthorne was very skeptical about Puritan theology
He is concerned about the imbalance between the head and the heart
Not concerned as a puritan would be. He doesnt worry about judgement day, but he is
concerned about what we do and h
Song of Myself
-Even though things are opposite they are equal
-He gives an inclusive view of the country
Whitman is speaking to us and saying that the building blocks of life of the universe (atoms)
are in all of us. We all have
Captivity Narrative- Genre of writing that describes what its like to be a captive, and to live with
a group of people significantly different from who you are. (Racially, religiously)
Characteristics of Captivity narratives are written from a first perso
Professor Anne Horikawa
Lets End Fur Trades
From: Jie Wang who wants to introduce APFA to others and appeal to people to end
fur trading and using.
To: The editor of XINHUA DAILY, and people who love animals and
Professor Anne Horikawa
Ending Fur Commercial Trade!
The Association for the Protection of Fur-Bearing Animals (APFA) was established
in 1944 and it works to end the commercial fur trade. It is the one of the oldest and
TED talk: Susan Cain
Susan Cain presents her argument that introverts have trouble fitting in with the current,
over-stimulated world that we live in today in a very convincing way. I agree with her that
introverts have a harder time ass
Fear has been the single, most powerful driving-force throughout my entire life.
I. What bothers me about myself
A. Fear of social situations
1. Fear of action
2. Fear of in-action
B. Nervousness around new people
C. Extreme introversion
Problems with Punctuation
The main reason for punctuating a sentence is to clarify its structure and prevent
misreading. Building sentences correctly, phrasing and placing the parts to show their
relations to one another, reduces the need for punctuation
Is the internet the end of forgetting?
Jeffrey Rosen provides an extremely detailed explanation for why he believes that the
internet spells the end of forgetting in todays society. His basic argument is that
NYC Physical Education Declines Even as Obesity Rate Is So High
Three years ago, the Womens City Club of New York (WCC), a group of mothers and
concerned women, called for the New York City Department of Edu
Andrew Sullivans Why I Blog
In this article, the author, Andrew Sullivan, describes the many reasons why he enjoys
blogging as a form of communication. He begins by describing the history of blogging, and ho
Introduction to the Captivity Narrative 1.03
Characteristics of Captivity narratives are written from a first person point of view.
-Structured as a 3 part journey, and separation of what the person knows.
-What are there ordeals and challenges?
-He was a minister and his poems became summaries of his preachings.
-In the poem he is talking to God.
-Gold is the most precious of metals.
-He is asking if he is one of the elect, and if hes going to heaven when he dies.
-He wants this qu
ENG 216- Day 2
William Bradford (Pilgrim)
The Pilgrims landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, but were supposed to land in Virginia.
Book 1 - Year 1630
Book 2- Year 1646 (He will try to discover what went wrong here)
The style of Bradfords work is called plan