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Assignment: Reading and Responding to Wordsworth

Romanticism is a movement in art and literature in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in revolt against 17th and 18th century Neoclassicism (which was characterized by emotional restraint, order, logic, technical precision, balance, elegance of diction, and an emphasis of form over content, clarity, dignity, and decorum). 1,146 more words

Guidelines for All Weekly Responses

This term you will be asked to write weekly analyses of the literature we read (5 pts. each). These must:

  • take a position on one element of a piece of literature; this position–a.k.a., your thesis– must be supported with textual evidence…
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Weekly Response #12: Childhood Story

Tell us the title of your favourite childhood story.  Briefly recap the story, as well as any details connected to how you encountered this story (for example, was it read to you by your grandma?). 14 more words


In an effort to.... Fatima

In an effort to keep my sanity,
I strive to love myself.
I thank God every night for letting me feel,
even if its too much at times. 24 more words

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Week 6/7? "In an Effort To..." Prompt- Isabelle

Here is my response to Rick’s in class prompt to write our own version in under 59 words.

In an effort to spark creativity,
I now carry a pen with me at all times… 42 more words

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Weekly Response #9: Final message

I’d like you to type up the message. You have a 1000-character limit. That’s the length of about 6 tweets. This blog post will be graded using the rubric below: 40 more words

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Reaction to Emily

Hi Emily,

Although you haven’t published your thoughts about Keeping Quiet, is still want to give a reaction to your words.

I think you are exactly right. 107 more words

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