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A Very Transcendentalist Text Set

For one of my graduate classes, I was asked to put together a text set for use in a high school literature unit.  I chose to compile my text set around the ideals and concepts in Transcendentalist literature from the early 1800s; my goal was to create a body of texts that would work well in a literature unit for a 10th -11th grade class.   2,311 more words


“Do I contradict myself?

Very well then I contradict myself,

(I am large, I contain multitudes.)”

~Walt Whitman 9 more words


Brahma by Ralph Waldo Emerson


If the red slayer think he slays,
…Or if the slain think he is slain,
They know not well the subtle ways
…I keep, and pass, and turn again.  87 more words


March 16, Class Notes

Quilting toted sewing machines and practiced machine quilting, cornering for framework, and stippling. Participants also received the batting for their projects. Homework is to add their backing fabric and machine quilt their projects, leaving the borders open. 273 more words

Language Arts

Road Trip V, Days 21-23, Durham, N.C.: Let Us Now Praise Famous Trees

…or not-famous trees (which was kinda the point of James Agee’s title). Trees that are famous only to ourselves, perhaps. Special. Dare I say sacred? Do you have one in your past? 452 more words

Wing's Words

"Margaret Fuller - A New American Life" by Megan Marshall

It’s been suggested that I should consistently provide the following:

  • Published 2013, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 375 pages (text) + 95 pages (contents, illustrations, prologue, epilogue, notes, index).
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From "Walking"

“They who never go to the holy land in their walks, as they pretend, are indeed mere idlers and vagabonds, but they who do go there are saunterers in the good sense, such as I mean. 262 more words