STUDENT SURVEY ON NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURE
(You need NOT write your name on this)
Have you read American Indian literature? If so, which authors?
Are you familiar with any Native American myths? If so, which ones?
Have you read literature by nonAmerican In
Journal #1, Chesterton, A Piece of Chalk, APE p. 248- forward. Two pages, typed and
spaced. DUE Fri 9/ 5.
What is Chestertons central purpose? That means to consider what is his motivation in
this essay? What is it that he feels compelled t
Engl 210: Chesterton, group work. ( You might review my Seneca On Noise handout .) IF
YOU HAVE NOT READ CHESTERTON YOU WON T BE ABLE TO DO THIS GROUP WORK.
In groups of 3-4:
1. Whats is Chestertons central purpose. Write that in a few tight
Engl 210: Journal #3, Benjamin, Due: W 9/ 10
In short, what is Benjamin doing in this essay; what is this about? Secondly, what might be his
purpose in writing this? What do you think we should take from this?
Finally, pick out some passages and discuss w
Engl 210: Genres In Literature, The Personal Essay
Class days, time: HLG # 202; 11:00- 11:50
Instructor: Ms. Jackson; email@example.com
Office/ Hours: HLG #332; MWF: 9:00-10:30
Required Texts/ Supplies
Texts: The Art of the Personal Essay: A
Engl 210: Essay #4, Ginzburg , Due M 9/ 15
First qualify he and then she, the writer. That means to identify, describe eachs basic
Secondly, is she making mere observations, or judgments? Is she just noting differences or
Journal #2, Woolf, due M 9/8
First, avoid Googling or researching someone elses thought on this piece. Read Death of a
Moth and have your own relationship and thoughts to it.
Prompt: What is the central purpose of this piece, do you think? What compelled
Engl 210: Journal #5 : Soyinka, Due W 9/ 17
What are the effects, and, thus, the purpose of Soyinkas fast? What does he achieve, if
anything, through the effects of fasting?
Finally, and after attending to prompt, you may include another of your own thoug
ENGLISH 210-4 - Assignment for Thursday, January 30th
These linked readings below are all available on line. Print them out if
possible. In any case, take notes in each. Your first pop quiz will be this
Thursday. Read carefully and be prepared! Especially
STORY ANALYSIS: Erdrichs Love Medicine
DUE: Thursday, April 10th, 9:30 a.m.
Select ONE of the pairs of characters listed below and sign up for that pair on the list on my office door(Griffin 342). Only SIX
students may sign up in in
REPORT #2: CHAPTER REPORT ON FOOLS CROW
Due: Thursday, March 13th at Class Time
OVERVIEW: You will write a one-page typed report on any ONE of the following chapters in
Fools Crow: 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 24, 29, 32, 33, or
April 10, 2014
A Mother and Son
In Louise Erdrichs novel Love Medicine, Erdrich explores the various connections of
love between two different blood lines, the Kashpaws and the Lamartines, including the ones of
Walter Benjamin (18921940) is now recognized as tbe greatest German
literary critic, and one of tbe most important social critics, of tbe century.
His tbrowaway insigbts are so ricb tbat many lesser tbinkers and academics .
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