10 March 2016
The Chosen Road
In life, people are faced with trials and tribulations every day; every person has to make
choices daily. Some decisions are simple and seem to have little significance, but their
7 April 2016
A Plan to Fix the Problem as a Meal
In 1729, England had control over Ireland and its people. They used their power wrongly
and corrupted an entire nation. Jonathan Swift wrote A Modest Proposal to
23 February 2016
A Good Man is Hard to Define
In A Good Man is Hard to Find, Flannery OConnor addresses that people are not
qualified to label other people as good or bad. The judgment is left to God, and judgme
Answer to the Question: Thesis
A. How does Ibsen show the
harshness of reality?
B. How is life inside the dolls house?
C. What are the expectations outside
of the dolls house?
D. How does Ibsen show what
happens if you don
Facts of Victorian Life in General
Families were very important to Victorians.
They were usually large. Most upper and
middle class families lived in big, comfortable
The father was the head of the house hold and
often strict and w
The Visit Reflection
How has your cultural and historical context been enhanced by the interactive oral and what has
it helped you understand about the play?
Through the interactive oral, I learned that the condition of the Guellens economy is sort
1. On Mama Elenas ranch, sausage
making was a real ritual. All the women
in the family had to participateThey
gathered around the dining-room table
in the afternoon, and between the
talking and the joking the time flew by
until it started to get d
Thousand Crane Reflection
In what ways do time and place matter in Thousand Cranes?
In Thousand Cranes, time and place are important because they make up the setting of
the book. Without time and place, the setting would be incomplete, and the book would
Archetypes are fundamental building blocks of storytelling. Carl Jung, a
German psychologist in the, came up with the term ARCHETYPE. He thought that most
people fell into certain categories. Later, English teachers noticed that the wa
Title: Review of A Dolls House
Author: Clement Scott
Publication: July 1889
Author from Daily Telegraph, Britains largest newspaper
One of Ibsens bitterest opponents
Scott proclaimed Ibsens play to be over-vaunted (over publicized)
Scott argues Ibsenites
Durrenmatts spectacle can be described as really cheap and recycled; recycling of
characters. Bad shape of the town.
What is spectacle?
o The scenery and the use of props, costuming.
Why does Durrenmatt use people in place of nature?
o Failure of human n
Marxist Literary Theory: Need to Know People & Terms
1. Karl MarxGerman economist, philosopher, and socialist; founder of modern communism.
2. Ideologya set of doctrines or beliefs forming the basis of a political or economic system.
3. Basethe fundamenta
Demonstrates an in depth knowledge of Victorian
era by Providing ample, relevant and accurate
support from research. Must refer to specific
details/facts from Victorian culture/society.
Reflection on A Dolls House: Post Interactive Oral
How has knowing the culture helped you understand Ibsens play better?
Before knowing the culture and traditions of that time, I would not have understood why
Nora was unable to get a load by herself. At t
The Final Conversation
A. How does Nora complain?
B. Why is Nora unable to have a
C. Why cant Nora and Torvald
understand each other?
How does he prove his point?
A. She claims that she has never had a
serious conversation with Torvald