Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Essay writing 3!
- evidence comes from primary sources !
- support comes from secondary sources !
- how to incorporate someone else's work into the paper keeping it in your own words!
make no reference to article in in
ENGL 1F97 (Sem #4)
Dr. James Allard (Helen Tran)
October 6th 2014
On Seeing the Elgin Marbles: Legacy Lost and Forgotten
Every great work of art is a piece of the artist, a mark that they have left on the world.
Something to be remem
Sept 17th 2014
opening quatrain- comparing to a summers day, summer days are beautiful, longer
lover is greater than a summers day
summer comparison is falling apart (in a literary way)
summer ends, her beauty however, does not
The rime of an ancient Mariner !
where are when the story is taking place?
- at a wedding
- we dont see any of it
- being told to us
narrator is at begging and end only
narrator wedding guests Mariner
stories within stories within stories
Eng Close reading
Close reading: Poetry
Robert Brownings My Last Duchess
Some questions to ask: who?
- Who is the speaker?
- what details do we know about him/her
Is there an identifiable internal audience?
- what details do we know about him/her/them
Sept 22 2014
More sonnets !
sonnets started to disappear in 18th century
woman started to write sonnets in the 18th century
no mention of people
sees the city as calm and beautiful *before people*
describing landscape of city
begin with satans expulsion
lucifer being cast out of heaven
adam and eve in eden
angel comes down to explain everything
milton telling story of rebellion
tells us of mans first disobedience
as eve bites the apple, sin is already co
Ode on a grecian urn
adresses the urn
sees an image of young couple
permeance, being remembered does not seem like a good thing
beauty is fragile
- trace of them remains
- wants his life work to mean some
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
- choses character not as character in the odessy !
- writes him as an old man as a king !
- told through ulysses perspective !
- everything is ltered through ulysses !
- characteristics !
to him, all writing is autobiographical, when a author writes, the reader learns a
lot about the speaker
he talks about how the mind works/how his mind works, and how we see things
at the end of the poem theres a problem which the re
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Elegy written in a country courtyard !
- Title is rst clue of what we are gonna encounter !
- title tells us:!
funeral like !
evokes tone of elegy !
it is what it is !
acknowledges itself as constructed !
My Last Duchess Analysis
Fra Pandolf- unidentified sculptor
lines 23-24 Too easily impressed; she liked whater she looked on, and her looks went
- not faithful
speaking to a third party
Sept 24 2014
Developing a thesis
Begin with your observation
hopkins uses repetition in his sonnet gods grandeur
Start from the poem and build out
Hopkins uses a lot of imagery of movement in his sonnet
Gods grandeur criticizes our
Heart of Darkness !
hear about new characters before we meet them
marlo and kerts are the only two named characters
as he starts to tell the story, narrator alerts us to other things
everything else we learned about story we leaned through marlo
1. Treat comparative things equally
- same amount of time
- treat them the same
2. has to be a reason why you are comparing them
3. Structure should be dictated by thesis
always have a title
- begin generally
- not your point
ENGLISH TRAUMA & RECOVERY
September 20, 2016
roots in lyrics or song
significance of song (used in celebration, ritual, used to register protest,
lamentation, used to soothe or uplift
often turn to music express our most powerful emotio