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.
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.
This unit is about establishing the mindset I’ll be expecting you to apply to the work you do all year long in this class. It is predicated on the idea that literature is by nature dialogical, that is, that every piece of literature you read picks up on an existing.
The students who have preceded you have reported that entering our classroom is like entering a strange world where everything you thought you knew is put to question. They say that the first sign of strangeness is the bathroom rule, the one where you’re not allowed to ask permission; you.
There’s a good chance that you’re in for one of those, “Holy, sh$%&! Everything I thought I knew was wrong!” kind of semesters. For the first time in forever (yes, you’re supposed to sing that in your mind’s ear), I’m going to explain Mr. McAteer’s rule numero uno of Five.