Wednesday, February 11, 2015
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
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
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
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
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.