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Mentor Text Wednesday: At The Movies

Mentor Text: Someone Will Come Along: Rogue One, Logan and Hope by Jessica Plummer

Writing Techniques:

  • Writing Literary Analysis
  • Essay Structure

Background: If, as Stephen King would say, you are a “Faithful Reader,” then you know I’m a bit of a geek. 1,120 more words

Mentor Text Wednesday

Poem-based Questions

Some questions you can use in the classroom with the poems on this site:

  1. Which poem do you most connect with? Why?
  2. What is the topic of this poem?
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Musical Poetry

I think poetry is a part of our everyday lives via music. Some song artists truly write poems and turn them into works of music, something that can make revenue easier for them. 431 more words

Literary Analysis

Alexander Pope's "An Essay on Man"

British poet Alexander Pope’s “An Essay on Man” (1734) captures perfectly the symbiotic mindsets emerging during this time period from a religious believer’s perspective; wherein the hitherto dominant worldview based on faith-based reasoning–which was simultaneously nurturing, incorporating, but also quite often competing with–alternative… 1,026 more words


A Modern Tragedy: Logan and the Legacy of Idealized Masculinity

*Warning: this article contains spoilers. 

Last week, Logan took the pop culture mega-plex by storm by becoming the first R-rated, seriously toned superhero blockbuster. But… 2,200 more words

Critical Reviews

"Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay to mould me Man?"

“Did I solicit thee from Darkness to promote me?”

Horror fans, you know what that is: the epigram to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. It’s a quote from John Milton’s… 2,037 more words


Literary Analysis of Nina Simone's Song "I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free"

Slavery has been a huge issue in the past and still is today. Nina Simone used her song “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free” to express her attitude, feelings, and personal experiences of slavery. 363 more words