May 20, 2015
This is the Correct Way: Trust Me
Writing is an artistic expression of the individual whereas reading is taking in that art and
contemplating your own interpretation. Putting a static definition on these positions
Amy Gerstler is a renowned writer of the contemporary age and is the
author of, Dearest Creature, a wildly imaginative book of poetry filled with
letters, deities, advice, caterpillars, empowerment and waffle irons. In many
Even A Caterpillar
Amy Gerstler is a widely known poet and writer of the contemporary age.
Gerstler is recognized by her light-hearted wit while dealing with serious
focuses, such as love, loss, and strength. Gerstler is the author of Dea
1. Modernism and Gender
a. by Marianne DeKoven
b. Intellectual and Emotional description of the movements Pound
created by publishing authors.
c. Culturally privileged
d. Feminist movement
a. by Mina Loy
b. Woman giving birth
c. superior in
Class Notes November 2, 2015
Good Morning, Midnight
First and last stream of consciousness novel we will read
Sasha: female, depressed, alienated/lonely, (pg. 16), arguably a flaneuse
(walking the city) figure in order to critique flanerie,
28 April 2015
Final Paper Assignment
You may discuss the features of a single literary movement/period (Romanticism,
Victorianism, (Post)Colonialism, Modernism, The Latin American Boom, The Harlem
RUBRIC FOR LITERARY ANALYSIS
ns (C) 4247
Discourse: conversation, discussion.
Example: the recent massacre in Charleston spurred a discourse about how to
interpret the Confederate flag.
Rachel Dolenzals fronting as a black woman right after Bruce Jenner re-entered the
media as Caitlyn started an
August 6, 2015
Word Count 1,067
LIT 3383 - Women in Literature
Literary Analysis Paper
In The Virgin Suicides, Jeffery Eugenides applies the male gaze to narrate his novel
which leads to the reoccurring objectification of the Lisbon girls. Lau
In the story of The death of Ivan Ilych, Tolstoy started with the death and funeral of Ivan.
After this he narrates Ivans life since he was young till the moment of his death, showing
how his life changed trough the
Everyday Use by Alice Walker makes reference to the cultural aspects of a family and the feeling
of being part of a whole. In this story the narrator is a mother that talks about her prodigal daughter
"The Metamorphosis" by Kafka narrates Gregors morning, since he woke up and discovers
that he's become a giant insect and how this transformation will affect his day and work. It
mentions how hard worker
Back in December my aunt and two cousins had a car accident in Venezuela, I went to the
crash site with my dad, and when we approached the accident scene, my heart started
Colton Bateham 4/12/2011 Lit2020 Michael Barach Superlative Suburban Suppression John Cheever's "The Country Husband" describes a story of a father in an eerily superlative community, struggling for dominance in his family and over-all masculine aptitude.
LIT 2020 Final Study Guide
Sweat- Zora Neale Hurston
Delia : She works, her sweat is her life, she owns her work
The whip: Symbolic of overseers keeping slaves in line, Sykes and Delia have a
The snake: Double for Sykes (Double
They always seemed like they would make it. These are the words that anyone close to
Benito and Melinda would tell you. From their first meeting at the restaurant he worked at, to
their first date, to thei
Ms. Emily Alford
February 27th, 2012
Edwin S. Fussell describes F.Scott Fitzgeralds perception of the American Dream by
writing, Fitzgerald begins by showing the corruption of that dream in industrial America; he
ends by discove
Where the Sidewalk ends by Shel Silverstein
There is a place where the sidewalk ends
And before the street begins,
And there the grass grows soft and white,
And there the sun burns crimson bright,
And there the moon
Five Analytical Moves
Move 1: Suspend Judgment
Judgments are revealing about the person doing the judging
Trace impressions back to causes
Lead with the word interesting
Move 2: Define Significant Parts and How Theyre Related
When you analyze a subjec
Five Types of Weak Claims
(and how to revise them)
Weak Claim Type 1: The thesis makes no claim.
In this paper, I will examine the elements of the American Dream.
Advice for revision: Convert broad categories and generic (fits anything) claims
to more spe
Don't confuse the Modernists movement with the standard dictionary definition of modern. Modernism in Literature is not a chronological designation; rather it consists of literary work possessing certain loosely defined characteristics.
What is Modernism?
What Should You Bring?
Your Midterm! What Should You Know By Now?
A pen Your textbook (You can use it on the short answer portion) A blue book (Don't know what that is? Ask them at the bookstore. I will not have any blue books. If you choose to buy a lot
What I'm Looking for On Feb. 1: A 1-2 page proposal, double-spaced, Times New Roman font. In your proposal, I expect you to tell me which story you're planning to write about, what exactly you think the story is about, and how you plan to support your arg