Austen, Lecture #2
Thinking with Austen
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I. Creating a Bridge between Irony and the Satiric Field
A. Looking back: Irony is an important stylistic element that allows a writer to c
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Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy I. First Meditation: Concerning those things that can be called into doubt Main purpose: Why does he undertake this experiment of doubting? What is the implication of destroying a
Study Questions for Coming Home
1. In Coming Home being a Marine is being forced to go to Vietnam and is forcefully separated
from his family and when you return, you are "honored and forgotten", and practically left to rot
in VA hospitals with terrible c
Still Alive Study Questions
2. Kluger's father, a pediatrician and gynecologist was killed after being deported from France to
Lithuania and Estonia, her brother, Schorschi was sent to Czechoslovakia then deported to
Theresienstadt where he was transporte
WWI Study Questions
1. Visual representations portray the idea of objectivity and how one should portray
things "as they are". By doing so, the audience is allowed a personal perspective
of how the author observes and interprets the world i
Describe how each of the different perspectives on diversity (Anglo-conformism,
melting pot, separatism, and pluralism) would assess the situation.
Are the individuals rights to behave in accordance with their faith in danger of
How do yo
Note: these are pages from Ta-Nehisi Coates book on American race relations, Between the World and
Me [Random House, 2015, pp. 68-71]. In this excerpt, Coates is speaking to his son, sharing his views on
what it means to be Black in America in both modern
Transcribing Colonial Text
These instructions will help you transcribe the 2-page handwritten documents related to Murphy Rape
in the Week 3B readings. Yes, it looks impossible but it isnt! If you follow these instructions,
you will be sur
Virginia Statute on Intermarriage (1705)
William Waller Henning, ed., The Statutes at Large; Being a Collection of All the Laws of
Virginia (Philadelphia, 1823), III: 453.
XIX. And for a further prevention of that abominable mixture and spurious issue. of
Testimony of Phillis, African American Servant, about becoming pregnant with
her masters child, Pennsylvania, 1780
about 3 years ago, when said Michael hart kept shop in Easton the said
Michael hart used to call the said Negroe Phillis to light him in the
Joseph Hawkins, A History of a Voyage to the Coast of Africa:
And Travels Into the Interior of That Country (1797), 57-58,
The women app
April 12: Race-Based Labor
Comparing Women's Indentures, c. 1700
Indenture of Sarah Baker, daughter of Marietta Damean, a free Indian Woman,
with the Consent of her Mother, to Capt. Peter Matthews, Gentleman, and his
wife, as a Servant for seven years. Ne
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Descartes, Lecture #3
Concerning the Existence of Material Things, and the Real Distinction between Mind and Body
I. First Things First: Summary of what the Meditator knows.
A. The Meditator exists and understands his essence (thinking). B. God exists and
Meditations Lecture 2.
Following Descartes as he thinks . . .
In Med. #3, Descartes proves that God exists and is not a deceiver.
I. At the outset: words used in an unfamiliar way
A. "objective reality" B. "formal reality"
(NB: One can say mere objectiv
(1596 - 1650)
Main Point: Descartes demonstrates that THINKING is itself the source of knowledge.
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I. Some preliminaries
Austen Lecture #3
Thinking With & Thinking Against
Assembly Rooms in Bath
Bath photos by Dr. Elizabeth Losh
I. Thinking "with"
A. Allying with the ironic narrator (in assessing characters, in understanding the necessity to 'hit the mean," etc.) B. Respo
Austen: role of baronet Limited, arbitrary, "bought", "Pointless" Writes the date his wife died as the day that he lost his chance of making an heir _
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10/16/08 reason in control of life and lower faculties of soul ethics is not knowing the rules and following them but according to Ari. It is being master of yourself and living the/a "good life". Today: 1. follow that rule (law ethics) or 2. we all want
virtue: art basis on the rational soul (pure intellect) telos end, goal, fulfillment, completion
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sappho combines passion and reason, arrives at a combination of both. Has courage of the passion and still manages to control them. The best you can become. Lacks pursuit of excellence Insincere man Negating the truth, manifests feels
Pursued a path of knowledge that takes away from true knowledge Conquered the world but forgot to experience something. Nowadays Shut self off from nature. Don't really understand it anymore. Does not really include self. Physical. Can
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Gives it a Different pov Confidence about knowledge and what kind of knowledge that is What kind of knowledge does the novelist give us? Irony locating the reader in location of the speaker D being willing to imagine no
Banned Explicit sexual scenes Mrs. breedloveMost articulate when talking about these experiences. Reader experiences a sense of gratitude.
Pecola Breedlove Pg 5 pregnant by father. Links two kinds of disordered fertility/ lack of Pec
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Imitation of life Double consciousness Sense of self is detoured. They prefer something that is not like themselves. Children that grow up being isolate cannot be humanized Always looking at one's self through the eyes o
Background Descartes17th century1600s Intellectual Movement Enlightenment o Skepticism questioning everything existence of God? D is a religious man. Meditations as a response purpose driven Believes that self is dualistic I. First Me
hyperbolic doubt extreme, doubting to much, placing above symbol "sym" same, next to, together systematic doubt system applies to every case equally radical doubt Deep into a belief, root, doubting the foundations of the doubts
1st external thing is God, God is not a deceiver if God is perfect he has no reason to deceive, and I sense things. Will(volition) unlimited Understanding "pure reason" "I think" , limited Objective vs. formal reality Know formal rea