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Honors 11 and English 10: Happy Holidays!

I had a blast and a half with you guys today, and I hope you have an amazing two weeks off. See you on teh 5th! 34 more words

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Honors 11: Personal Narrative and ITW Ch. 1

We started the day by discussing the personal narrative essay assignment. We will continue to discuss tomorrow and Friday.

We then worked on this… 50 more words

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Shout it from the Mountaintop: December 16, 2014

“It is not the length of life, but the depth.”- Ralph Waldon Emerson

Shout It From The Mountaintop

CD Review: 'The Transcendentalist' - Ivan Ilic

The word “transcendental”, at least when applied to piano music, usually suggests rampant virtuosity and piano pyrotechnics, and the first pieces which come to mind are Lizst’s… 340 more words


Shout it from the Mountaintop: December 15, 2014

“There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.” – Henry David Thoreau

Shout It From The Mountaintop

The Universal Poet: Walt Whitman’s Response to the Emerson Ideal

In his 1844 essay entitled “The Poet,” Ralph Waldo Emerson describes all the qualities he believes to be essential to a true poet. Emerson argues for a poet who can simultaneously capture the reality of life and transcend above it to provide a voice more powerful than that of ordinary men. 2,090 more words

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Honors 11: "Nature" and Transcendentalist Poetry

We first took the transcendentalism quiz. Most of you did very well, over 100%. We then discussed “Nature” by Emerson in its philosophical purpose. We then were given time to wander and be on our own to write a 10-line transcendentalist poem. 38 more words

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