Tag: Novel

  • While you read…Brave New World

    Using the format of a blog, comment at the end of each reading session on both the substance of your reading and its effects on you. Record pages or sections on which you are commenting. Record your impressions of characters, events, conflicts, descriptions. Record responses to your own questions. Record questions about the novel as […]

  • Novel Study Preflight Checklist

    Read a Novel from the Reading List: focus your responses on a course focus question think “creatively” about your response connect to characters you’ve already studied extend your response to include symbol and archetype consider “Critical Questions“ emphasize “Voice” and/or “Structure” in your responses consider “Writing About Literature”(page 9-14) in Heath considered other essay writing […]

  • Apathy versus Action(LOTF)

    Read, Lord of the Flies, by William Golding. Discuss the novel with the following focus: How and why must we act upon our knowledge, values, and abilities for the well-being of others? Related Questions: How can we justify a position or action? What moves us to action? What forces encourage apathy? How can we act […]

  • Gutenberg Books

    from Gutenberg: Easy Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson Call of the Wild by Jack London Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Medium Lorna Doone by R. D. Blackmore Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas père Winesburg, Ohio; a group of […]