Protected: Julie’s (mis)use of Sedgwick’s quote, essay in response to the bachelor hero (1-C practice)

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passport workshopping

Today we decided to split into passport-workshopping groups based on who could be ready when, and to do it all digitally. Julie, Samuel, (and Hillel?) and I are planning to get comments to one another by Saturday morning; Andrew, Amanda, and Conor (and any others?) are planning to be ready a bit later. When you […]

From the Bard

From Samuel, our resident early modernist: Hello all! So, besides King Lear, I opted for us to consider the following three sonnets from the Bard.  I have pasted links below. http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/15.html http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/16.html http://www.shakespeare-online.com/sonnets/147.html Bring the play and all of your Shakespearean knowledge so we can review highlights of his work as to prepare for our […]

Protected: Liz’s passport draft: feminism, deconstruction, and Marxism on “The Yellow Wallpaper”

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Protected: Conor’s 1C practice draft

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Protected: Liz’s Hemingway practice 1c

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Practice Test 1C

Here are 6 sample questions based on section 1C of the comprehensive exam. You should time yourself for 90 minutes, and type your essay into Microsoft Word to best replicate the testing environment. Remember, only choose 1 question to answer. Part1-C (90 Minutes) This essay is to focus on a single author, period, movement, or […]

British Novels

First, a note about scheduling: This week we did not meet due to unforeseen circumstances, however we will be combining this week’s topic, Great Expectations by Dickens, with Stevenson’s Jekyll and Hyde next Tuesday. Julie will begin by presenting Great Expectations, and I will follow with Jekyll and Hyde. In order to merge the two […]

Protected: Practice Test: Sonnet XXX

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Rest of Great Expectations reading

Here’s the final part of our Great Expectations reading–hoping its not too late. Sorry if anyone read the whole thing (though I think Dickens is worth it!). Vol. II: Chapters XVI, XIX & XX Vol. III: Chapters I, III, V, VI, X, XI, XIII, XV, XVII-end (XX) See you all Tuesday! Julie

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