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August 2017

Project Proposal

Here is a proposal that I wrote for a project I had to do for my History of the English Language class. It consisted of a short power point with a handout and a 10 to 15 page paper along... Continue Reading →


Shakespeare Vs. Plutarch

Shakespeare based his tragedy Julius Caesar upon the Sir Thomas North’s English Translation of Plutarch’s Lives of The Noble Grecians and Romanes. Despite the fact that he used this as the basis for this tragedy, he made some small changes... Continue Reading →

Yunior Don’t Get It

Contemporary Lit Discussion Prompt: As we work our way through The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, it is a good idea to practice our skills at close reading. Close reading is a technique of literary criticism practiced originally by... Continue Reading →

The Sense of A Story

One of the Contemporary Lit discussion prompts: By now you should be comfortable with these post. For your first post about The Sense of an Ending, write about whatever comes to mind. Use the text to support what you write.... Continue Reading →

Ignorance and Prejudice

Here is a paper I wrote for my Young Adult Literature class: I hated reading Monster by Walter Dean Myers, I mean it was a good book but some of its content was annoying to me. What was annoying to... Continue Reading →

Escape into Sound with Children’s Poetry

By: Rachel Lyle, August 4th, 2017 Here is the final paper that I wrote for my poetry class: Poetry is often used as an escape for people to get away from their real lives for a while to relieve the... Continue Reading →

In with the old, in with the new?

By: Rachel Lyle, August 4th, 2017 Here is another Contemporary Lit Discussion board prompt: Looking across the poems posted rather than into them, try to track trends, changes, movements, and modes in contemporary poetry. As usual, construct about a page... Continue Reading →

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