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There’s an important typo in the previous email: final portfolios are due not on Friday, Dec. 15th (which doesn’t exist) but Friday, Dec. 14th. Your portfolio should include the following, in a folder or large envelope: your draft and revision of each essay (preferably the commented-upon copies), including your revision of Essay #4; an end-of-term [...]
First off, another “thank you” to all of today’s presenters — particularly for their patience with the various (ahem) logistical difficulties.Â Â I’ve been promised that the laptop and the lunches will arrive before 11 without fail 0n Thursday, so we’ll see. One other lesson: bring your PowerPoint presentation on a flash drive so that you’re [...]
In your cover letter this time, be sure to talk a bit about your experience doing research and development your argument through research: where were your stumbling points? how did you get through them? who/what helped you? In addition, describe in some detail how your meeting with your writing group went, and how you’ve used [...]
Tuesday, Dec. 4 Tobie Meela Cindy Bryan Jenny S. Ben Hannah Thursday, Dec. 6 Jessica Dan Winnie Jenn Jenny L. Bre Marcia
Welcome back, everyone! In class tomorrow, we’ll discuss the stories in The Bloody Chamber, so be sure to have read all of them.Â In addition, you should have a revised draft of your essay ready to exchange with your writing group by 5:00 tomorrow.Â I’ve posted the writing groups below and on the blog: exchange [...]
As promised . . . Think of the cover letter for this draft as a letter to Bennett that does several things: –describes (in new words) the argument you’re trying to make; –provides some kind of narrative or assessment of your research process — providing, in particular, some analysis of areas in which you think [...]
Are now on Sakai (Resources — Victorian Fancies) because the file was too large to upload here, as I’d intended.
As I get ready to divide you all into writing groups for this essay, do you want to weigh in on whether it would be more helpful or more counter-productive to work with people writing on the same tale? There are advantages and disadvantages to both approaches, of course. Let me know your druthers in [...]
â€¢Â Â Â How did your revision go?Â What was your experience in revising this essay? â€¢Â Â Â What is your thesis?Â How has it changed from draft to revision?Â (You might include in this a description of your revision process.) â€¢Â Â Â What are you happiest with in this revision?Â What problems in the draft did you find [...]
We seem to have gotten a bit stuck here without a specific assignment.Â Posting on the blog can be a way to respond to assigned readings, to ask if other people thought that it was as bizarre or interesting or boring as you did.Â It can also be a way to try to jump-start class [...]
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