Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Wordsworth's influence on Emerson

Wordsworth was a mighty influence on Emerson.  In two paragraphs, show Wordsworth's influence on Emerson as a thinker. Compare texts by using quotes and put those quotes into conversation between Emerson and Wordsworth. Post in the comments section below. 

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Emerson's Self Reliance

In two paragraphs, accurately convey one of Emerson's main points from his essay "Self Reliance". In the first paragraph, articulate his point and use a quote from the text to exemplify what he is claiming.  In another paragraph, take a position either affirming, denying or qualifying the point you are working with.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

APLAC Beloved Reader/Response

Read the following article on who Beloved is linked here. In the comment section, respond to the essay with your agreement, disagreement or qualification.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

How Do You Face Racism?

Read the New York Times article given to you in class and linked here.  Reply in the comment section with your reflections on the pressure of ongoing racism today.  What does racism look like today and how might the lessons from chapters 15-17 of Black Boy speak to a solution to racial discrimination?

Monday, December 01, 2014

AP Lang and Comp Studies: Rhetorical Analysis

Read pages 128-130, "Between the Sexes, A Great Divide" and write a summary rhetorical analysis for review and discussion next class. Please post your analysis in the comments section below.