Month: March 2014

  • ELA 20: Longing to Escape

    from WILD GEESE The story is set in the 1920s. Judith (Jude) Gare, who is 17 years old, has a passionate and rebellious spirit. Her overbearing father, Caleb, seeks to control Judith through the relentless demands of farm work. Caleb’s tyranny intimidates Judith’s mother, Amelia, as well as Judith’s submissive older sister, Ellen. Lind Archer, […]

  • A Canadian Family Portrait: The Gares

    In Canadian literature the family is handled quite differently. If in England the family is a mansion you live in, and if in America it’s a skin you shed, then in Canada it’s a trap in which you’re caught. The Canadian protagonist often feels just as trapped inside his family as his American counterpart; he […]

  • ELA 30 Midterm

    ELA 30-1 Discuss the idea(s) developed by Elie Wiesel in Night about the role adversity plays in shaping an individual’s identity. You must carefully consider your controlling idea and how you will create a strong unifying effect in your response develop your ideas and support them with appropriate, relevant, and meaningful examples from Night. ELA […]