Blinding of Polyphemus
Odyssey, Book 9
Claude Lvi-Strauss, developed
structuralist approach to myth
(his) theory dependson the basic
assumption that the human esprit is
structurally similar at every period and in
every kind of societyFor Levi-Strauss
CLAS220ExtraCredit Paper Guidelines
For the extra credit you may write a paper discussing an ancient myth told by Ovid in the
Metamorphoses (e.g., Acteons tale) and its later formulation in visual arts (e.g., one of
Titians paintings of the topic). In eva
Helpful Thesis Statement Information
1. A thesis says something a little strange.
A: By telling the story of Westley and Buttercup's triumph over evil, The Princess Bride affirms
the power of true love.
B: Although the main plot of The Princess Bride rest
FAQ about Portfolios
What is a portfolio?
A portfolio is a folder/binder where you will collect all drafts of
your major essays throughout the semester, and turn into me in the
last week of the semester.
Since there are 3 essays, you should t
General Tips for Revising your Berger Essays (and for future essays)
Thesis Statements: Be More Specific! From your thesis alone, the reader should be able to
tell how or why you think reproduction/perspective/etc. does something in your images.
A Dip with Death in The Lake To -
At first glance, the speaker in Edgar Allan Poes The Lake To- appears to be
searching for some quiet and solitude when he visits a remote lake. While he mentions a
romantic interest, he claims to value the isolation of th
Introduction: Kwame Anthony Appiah
-political philosopher and cultural theorist
Appiah's father was Ghanaian (west Africa); his mother was British
-he is now a US citizen
- his work illustrates "the difficulties we face in naming someone as black or white
Kwame Anthony Appiah - "Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood
ENGL 101: Race, Culture, Identity: Misunderstood Connections
In-Class Writing: What is your family history?
- where are your parents from? Your grandparen
Unit 3: Rhetorical Analysis
Due: Monday, March 26th
Formal Guidelines: You are to write a four to five page rhetorical analysis on a text from
Essay 2 or a source pulled from your library research. Your project is to be doublespaced and follow the formal