Workshop in Essay Writing: ENG 1100LL
Dr. Kevin Mallory
Rm 128, 135 Sraphin-Marion
Office Hours: Thursdays 6 pm
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Phone: 562-5248 Allo-Prof Mailbox 910195
break up and wash off down the river any minute? Jim
couldnt say nothing to that, so he didnt try. And
besides, I says, we might borrow something worth
having out of the captains stateroom. Seegars, I bet you
and cost five cents apiece, solid cash. Steam
ahead, and high, rocky bluffs on both sides. By and by says
I, Hel-LO, Jim, looky yon- der! It was a steamboat that
had killed herself on a rock. We was drifting straight down
for her. The lightning showed her very distinct. She was
leaning over, with par
pay them back some time; but the widow said it warnt
anything but a soft name for stealing, and no decent body
would do it. Jim said he reckoned the widow was partly
right and pap was partly right; so the best way would be
for us to pick out two or three
as a general thing, and noth- ing ever happened to us at all
that night, nor the next, nor the next.
Every night we passed towns, some of them away up
on black hillsides, nothing but just a shiny bed of lights;
not a house could you see. The fifth night
or more above the level of the raft, so now the blankets
and all the traps was out of reach of steamboat waves.
Right in the middle of the wigwam we made a layer of
dirt about five or six inches deep with a frame around it
for to hold it to its place; thi
We had mountains on the Missouri shore and heavy
timber on the Illinois side, and the channel was down the
Missouri shore at that place, so we warnt afraid of
anybody running across us. We laid there all day, and
watched the rafts and steamboats spin down
IT must a been close on to one oclock when we got
below the island at last, and the raft did seem to go mighty
slow. If a boat was to come along we was going to take to
the canoe and break for the Illinois shore; and it was well a
about how he was scared. By that time every- thing we
had in the world was on our raft, and she was ready to be
shoved out from the willow cove where she was hid. We
put out the camp fire at the cavern the first thing, and
didnt show a candle outside afte
and next time you tramp take shoes and socks with you.
The river roads a rocky one, and your feetll be in a
condition when you get to Goshen, I reckon.
I went up the bank about fifty yards, and then I
doubled on my tracks and slipped back to where my cano
Well, try to remember it, George. Dont forget and
tell me its Elexander before you go, and then get out by
saying its George Elexander when I catch you. And dont
go about women in that old calico. You do a girl tolerable
poor, but you might fool men, mayb
He was drunk, I reckon. He told you just ex- actly
Well,he did act like he was drunk, but it aint no
matter now. I got to be moving along. Ill fetch Goshen
Hold on a minute. Ill put you up a snack to eat. You
might want it.
cut. Bless you, child, I wouldnt tell on you. Tell me all
about it now, thats a good boy.
So I said it wouldnt be no use to try to play it any
longer, and I would just make a clean breast and tell her
everything, but she musnt go back on her promise. Then
hands out to fend off the guys, for it was so dark we
couldnt see no sign of them. Pretty soon we struck the
forward end of the skylight, and clumb on to it; and the
next step fetched us in front of the captains door, which
was open, and by Jimminy, away
dark till there warnt but one stateroom betwixt me and
the cross-hall of the texas. Then in there I see a man
stretched on the floor and tied hand and foot, and two
men standing over him, and one of them had a dim
lantern in his hand, and the other one ha
Due Date: Nov. 6
Length: 1000-1200 words, double-spaced.
Percentage of grade: 15%
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ENG1100 L: Workshop in Essay Writing
Lecture: Monday 1011:30 am: Vanier Hall 3035
Workshop (DGD): Wednesday 8:3010 am: Group 1: Tabaret 0019
Group 2: Lamoureux 242
Instructor: David Sacks
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ENG1100 L homework assignments through Sept. 30th
Youll have your Reading Quiz #1 on Monday, Sept. 28th. No study-assignment for this.
Youll have your Grammar Quiz #1 on Wednesday, Sept. 30th. See the study-assignment below.
Assignments for Wednesd
ENG1100 L: practice sentences for Sept. 30 quiz
On a sheet of paper, number a column 1 to 20. Each of the following has one or more errors or has none.
For each, rewrite the whole sentence correctly or write OK at the number. In correcting, please stick
bed, I reckon. We boomed along down the river,
watching for lights and watching for our raft. After a long
time the rain let up, but the clouds stayed, and the
lightning kept whimpering, and by and by a flash showed
us a black thing ahead, floating, and w
yards below the wreck, and the darkness soaked her up,
every last sign of her, and we was safe, and knowed it.
When we was three or four hundred yards downstream we see the lantern show like a little spark at the
texas door for a second, and we knowed by
He flung a bag of something into the boat, and then
got in himself and set down. It was Packard. Then Bill HE
come out and got in. Packard says, in a low voice:
All ready shove off!
I couldnt hardly hang on to the shutters, I was so
weak. But Bill says:
But I dont WANT him killed, and Ive got my
reasons for it.
Bless yo heart for them words, Jake Packard! Ill never
forgit you longs I live! says the man on the floor, sort of
Packard didnt take no notice of that, but hung up his
lantern on a na
Hell be drownded, and wont have nobody to blame for
it but his own self. I reckon thats a considerble sight
better n killin of him. Im unfavorable to killin a man as
long as you can git aroun it; it aint good sense, it aint
good morals. Aint I right?
WELL, I catched my breath and most fainted. Shut up
on a wreck with such a gang as that! But it warnt no time
to be sentimentering. Wed GOT to find that boat now
had to have it for ourselves. So we went a-quaking and
shaking down the stabbo
hear such talk. They talked low and earnest. Bill wanted to
kill Turner. He says:
Hes said hell tell, and he will. If we was to give both
our shares to him NOW it wouldnt make no difference
after the row and the way weve served him. Shores
youre born, hel
I was feeling better then, but I wished I was out of
there, anyway. I couldnt look up yet.
Well, the woman fell to talking about how hard times
was, and how poor they had to live, and how the rats was
as free as if they owned the place, and so forth and s
Couldnt they see better if they was to wait till
Yes. And couldnt the nigger see better, too? After
midnight hell likely be asleep, and they can slip around
through the woods and hunt up his camp fire all the better
for the dark, if hes got one.
says they. I didnt say any more, but I done some thinking.
I was pretty near certain Id seen smoke over there, about
the head of the island, a day or two before that, so I says to
myself, like as not that niggers hiding over there; anyway,
says I, its wor