The Last of the Mohicans #1: Tues. 10/22
Summarize the film so far. Who are the main characters? Who’s the primary protagonist (good guy) & who’s the primary antagonist (bad guy)? Where do you see conflicts arising from the wildness of the frontier coming into contact with the civilization of “society?” Continue reading
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper contains the quintessential American Romantic Hero in the character of Natty Bumpo, also known as Hawkeye. He is the prototype of all American heroes.
We do not have time – nor the texts – to read The Last of the Mohicans in class. However, I want to conclude our American Romanticism unit with a last glance toward the past. Continue reading
Look at the Transcendentalist Essay you worked on a few weeks ago.
You’re gonna’ do it again, but this time you’re gonna’ focus on Poe & his Dark Romanticism.
Think you can do that?
(I do.) Continue reading
On Friday 10/04, we watched a few adaptations of the Edgar Allen Poe stories we have read in here. There will be a quiz over Poe on Monday 10/07.
The Black Cat stop-motion animation.
The Pit and the Pendulum stop motion animation.
If you forgot your stories at school or forgot to bring your book home, you can review the stories using the links to full texts through Continue reading
Silent Organization: 10/02 (5th):
Describe the process of working silently as a group toward a common goal. How’d you organize yourselves? Who did what? How would you do it differently next time?
Zobmondo: 10/03 (2nd)
Would you rather be constantly depressed or constantly afraid? Explain your choice.
Freewrite Friday: 10/04
Write about whatever you want for the duration of the journal time. Continue reading