Here’s the logic behind my assignment: start by looking closely at a single scene that you like extend your thinking by doing a little research into that scene AND/OR extend your thinking by connecting it to another scene in the story after you make connections, think about how the storytelling drew your attention toward a
So I hopped into my Wayback Machine, set it for age 17, and found My Response to Night, Age 17, from the first time I read it. Once I get past my first impression (it was the first time in six-plus years I had ever written about my father dying, and I got a B – maybe
Yo, ‘sup? Macbeth is up, yo. A’ight, what’s a thane? Glad you asked. The beginning can get really confusing if you don’t know. Take notes; I’m about to get medieval on you. Middle Ages are all about land ownership. King owns all the land, gives land grants to his vassals. In Scotland, the vassal closest
Let’s explore some information that should give you a sense that the analysis you’re doing of this novel is relevant and that it makes sense. I’m going to tell you a few facts, and then use those facts to make an argument about the dialogical nature of this text, and possibly of literature in general.
I love reading Oedipus Rex at the beginning of the year for a whole bunch of reasons. I love that the fact that we say the play out loud in class gives everyone an experience of a timeless text that they can’t unexperience. I love the richness of its language and the power of