Welcome! Im excited to be your Freshman English teacher and look forward to
helping each of you reach your potential, especially considering English is the most
exciting subject you could possibly ever take. I have
Shall I compare thee to a soothing tune
Your voice is more pacifying than the words sung gracefully
I would rather listen to the sweet sounds of you on a lazy afternoon
For they are more mesmerizing than the soft melody
Sometimes a song can become overpla
Part B Heart of Darkness
Consider how the following reveal the hypocrisy of imperialism. Record your ideas below in
complete sentences. Use examples from the text.
1. Different settings. Consider how Kurtz and the pilgrims act differently in the fol
Image 1: The image is a boat sailing on a river. Marlows goal in the Heart of Darkness is to
mostly sail the world and retrieve Kurtz from the interior.
Image 2: The image is of two European men with shadowy figures behind them (the natives).
Kurtz last words - "The horror! The horror!" - are an appropriate caption for his painting.
The horror is all that Kurtz has witnessed: the exploitation of Africa, the evil within the heart of
humans and his own crumbling sanity. The blindfolding of th
Major Works Data Sheet
In this column, choose five quotations from the
text, one focusing on each of the following
In this column, analyze the significance of your
quotations. Allow the following questions to guide
your responses: Why i
1. D B
3. E D
4. C D
6. A C
8. A E
9. E C
10. B A
13. C E
14. C D
18. D C
19. A C
20. B E
21. A C
22. E B
3. In line 9, the phrase Being alone is structurally parallel to the phrase
Though your argument is quite convincing, I am not so easily swayed. You say our time
here on Earth is unknown, yet that is not much of an excuse to make rash decisions of ravaging
our bodies with acts of lust. You would much rather adore my legs and brea
1. What is it about Connie that attracts A. Friend to her?
She is a pretty, young girl who has long dark blond hair that drew anyones eye
to it. Its no secret that her looks are what ultimately attracts A. Friend to her.
2. How has Connie's culture shaped
Sounds of Seduction
The beautiful, irresistable song of the Sirens will never cease to lure the listener to their
tragic death. The portrayal of the Sirens seems to be constant throughout tales such as the Siren
Song and in The Odyssey. In the poem, Siren
2. Mysterious, ironic
3. Distant, undeveloped, forest
4. Blundered, soulless, weary, madness
7. Grieving alone in forest without human contact.