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July 2017

“Good night, Noreen”

By: Rachel Lyle, July 28th, 2017 Another Contemporary Lit Discussion Prompt: Write about A Visit From the Goon Squad. One rule: do not write about it like you have written about everything else in these posts. Write differently. Write personally. Write... Continue Reading →

Explication of The Hippopotamus by T. S. Eliot

By: Rachel Lyle, July 28th, 2017 Here is a second explication I did in Poetry class on "The Hippopotamus" by T. S. Eliot: The broad-backed hippopotamus Rests on his belly in the mud; Although he seems so firm to us... Continue Reading →

I couldn’t think of a good title

By: Rachel Lyle, July 21st, 2017 Here is another Discussion prompt from my Contemporary Lit class on a book called A Visit From the Goon Squad: For today's (Thursday's) post, examine the style of Goon Squad. Style is a combination of... Continue Reading →

Children’s Literature

By: Rachel Lyle, July 21st, 2017 This past fall I finished the Career Exploration Experience that I started this past summer. I finished it to get my third and final credit for my experiential learning program at Delaware Valley University.... Continue Reading →

The Tale of Despereaux and The Outsiders

By: Rachel Lyle, July 14th, 2017 Why The Tale of Despereaux is a young adult novel: I believe that the book The Tale of Despereaux is a young adult novel because it acknowledges that it is young adults who will... Continue Reading →

RE: Look, roll with me here…

By: Rachel Lyle, July 14th, 2017 Here is another Contemporary Lit discussion prompt: One of the trends of the contemporary is to vanish the idea of genre. Do these short stories actually engage in the idea of disappearing genre? Or,... Continue Reading →

The Rwandan Genocide

By: Rachel Lyle, July 7th, 2017 The Rwandan genocide was an awful and horrific event that should never have happened and should be prevented from ever happening again. As the experience of one reporter while standing outside of the US... Continue Reading →

Confusion and Understanding

By: Rachel Lyle, July 7th, 2017 I took a Contemporary Literature class while I was at DelVal and as part of the class was every class the teacher posted a discussion board where we either had to respond to the... Continue Reading →

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