Tag: inspiration

  • ELA 20 Final Writing Assignment

    Write a post in response to a text you read in ELA 20 in which you discuss 3-5 ideas the text creator suggests to you about The Human Condition-In Search of Self. Consider the course focus: The most profound discovery that we can make is our discovery of self. Our identity rests in the kind […]

  • The Shack Writing Assignment

    Write a post in response to The Shack in which you discuss 3-5 ideas WM Paul Young suggests to you about The Human Condition-In Search of Self. Consider your discussions of key questions in the STJ forums on The Shack (login required). Consider your many class discussions on the four postulates: Can something come from […]

  • Masks are Metaphors

    Grandfather would prowl through the living room as though seeking a place of rest and not finding it, would stare fixedly without speaking, and would then descend the basement steps to the rocking chair which sat beside the furnace. — Margaret Laurence, “Mask of the Bear”(139) … not selfishly–or not always selfishly, we are in […]

  • I wish to dwell on Ophelia (Eng. 30)

    Many scholars discuss the significance of Ophelia only as far as she impacts the development of the character of Hamlet. I hate that. Ophelia is far more important than the 5 scenes in which she appears. The tragedy of Ophelia deserves more considered attention. Write about the life and death of Ophelia. Write about the […]

  • “These are Aliens, Dad!”

    Some have noticed that some otherwise regular discussions in class eventually turn to a discussion of, um…, ahh… well …, poop. The inspiration of such mudtimes no doubt erupt from experience with my three growing boys aged 6, 4, and 2. Several days may pass without reference to “it.” But when the subject rears its […]

  • Insert a New Scene into Macbeth

    Compose Act 5 Scene 5a: Lady Macbeth is reading letters while weeping. Enter Ross. Compose Act 6 Scene 1: Donalbain visits the Witches. Compose Act 5 Scene 9b: Malcolm’s speech in which he “accounts the loves” of his thanes and kinsmen. Write a new opening for the play. Emphasize action and quick dialogue. Use Act […]