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The complete title of Moliere’s most famous play is Tartuffe, ou

January 16, 2021 |

The complete title of Moliere’s most famous play is Tartuffe, ou l’Imposteur, or in English, Tartuffe, or the Impostor. But in the play, and in academic criticism, the title character is referred to a The complete title of Moliere’s most famous play is Tartuffe, ou l’Imposteur, or in English, Tartuffe, or the Impostor. But in the play, and in academic criticism, the title character is referred to as a hypocrite. Explain the difference between a hypocrite and an impostor, relating these ideas to Tartuffe, the character. Discuss at least three symbols in A Doll’s House that Ibsen uses to illuminate the situation and/or the characters. Discuss Hamlet’s character flaw, often referred to as his problem. In classic tragedy main characters all have a fatal flaw. What is Hamlet’s and how does it affect the play. Academics suggest that Oedipus’ fatal flaw is hubris, or excessive pride. In what ways does…    read more 

After you have posted your discussion, make sure you reply

January 16, 2021 |

After you have posted your discussion, make sure you reply to or comment on at least TWO of your classmates’ posts. Each response should be detailed: a comment such as “good post” or “I don’t agree” i After you have posted your discussion, make sure you reply to or comment on at least TWO of your classmates’ posts. Each response should be detailed: a comment such as “good post” or “I don’t agree” is not developed; why is it good or why don’t you agree? Feel free to engage in dialogue with more students if you wish. How does the Hero-Twins’ journey to Xibalba compare and/or contrast with the journeys other epic heroes have taken to the afterlife and/or underworld? You might also discuss the purposes of the journeys, how the underworlds are structured, and how the inhabitants of the underworld behave—as well as the outcome or the results of…    read more 

Both Emerson and Thoreau are frequently quoted (and misquoted) on inspirational

January 16, 2021 |

Both Emerson and Thoreau are frequently quoted (and misquoted) on inspirational posters, coffee cups, and calendars. Identify one sentence (or two) from our assigned readings of Emerson AND one from T Both Emerson and Thoreau are frequently quoted (and misquoted) on inspirational posters, coffee cups, and calendars. Identify one sentence (or two) from our assigned readings of Emerson AND one from Thoreau that you think are particularly insightful, sage, thoughtful, real, true– or maybe valuable to you in some way. Quote those two sentences and explain their significance. Then, respond thoughtfully to at least one post from a classmate. A ‘thoughtful’ response will a) reinforce the evidence by pointing out other examples of the same theme and/or b) extend the logic by thinking about the idea: quibbling with the interpretation, considering the implications of the claim, identifying seeming internal contradictions, identifying fundamental assumptions, refining distinctions, etcetera. Avoid simply agreeing or…    read more 

Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists

January 16, 2021 |

Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists celebrated the potential of the individual, as a unit. But Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne depict individuals who are, in some ways, Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists celebrated the potential of the individual, as a unit. But Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne depict individuals who are, in some ways, divided against themselves.Identify a character from any one of the six stories that we have read who is somehow divided and explain how you think that character is divided against him/herself. The divisions can be figurative or literal, and the characters may be divided in any way, including having contradictory motivations or spiritual versus physical longings at the same time. Provide precise, accurate, cited evidence to illustrate the division, and explain your thinking.Book – The Norton Anthology of American Literature- Read Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Rappacini’s Daughter” (pages…    read more 

Write a two page (double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font; 1″ margins all around)

January 16, 2021 |

Write a two page (double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font; 1″ margins all around) paper that address the following:You are an American Transcendentalist in 2020. What is this movement called Trans Write a two page (double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font; 1″ margins all around) paper that address the following:You are an American Transcendentalist in 2020. What is this movement called Transcendentalism, and why is it important? Write your paper as if you are defining the movement to someone who knows nothing about it, but someone who wants to know everything about it. Your paper should be about what is happening now, in 2020, but should also stay close to the dictates of what Transcendentalism meant to the people when it was first introduced in the 19th century. Write about things that are happening now, but use the context of the 19th century to explain why those things fit…    read more 

Fiction Anthology Essay To meet the learning objectives for this

January 16, 2021 |

Fiction Anthology Essay To meet the learning objectives for this topic, you will complete these activities. Print this page and use it as a checklist. Review the Introduction and Objectives page. Rea Fiction Anthology Essay To meet the learning objectives for this topic, you will complete these activities. Print this page and use it as a checklist. Review the Introduction and Objectives page. Read the Assignment: Fiction Essay page. Read selections from the textbook, Chapters 27-30, in the Writing About Literature section, pages 1890-1906. Research using the Lib Guide found in the file Research using the Sinclair Library & MLA Guidelines found in the Course Directions folder. Complete all activities on the Learning Activities page. Submit your Fiction Essay to the dropbox. · Read in your textbook Read from text chapters, in the Writing About Literature section, pages 1890-1906. All of chapters 27-32 may be useful to your writing process. From the above assigned reading of chapters 28-30, read selectively based on your prior knowledge…    read more 

Here are the actual instructions: For this assignment, choose one of the short stories, picture

January 16, 2021 |

Here are the actual instructions: For this assignment, choose one of the short stories, picture books, novels or films and write an in- depth analysis of your text or media work. Choose a central them Here are the actual instructions: For this assignment, choose one of the short stories, picture books, novels or films and write an in- depth analysis of your text or media work. Choose a central theme (for example, gender and colonialism, class and colonialism, monkeys as a symbol of both colonialism and/or racism and childhood, the symbolic role accorded to girls/boys within colonialism), and then analyze the ways the text explores that theme. Base your analysis on close readings of selected passages from the text of your choosing. The themes I have here are just examples. You are free to choose your own themes. If you are having problems choosing a theme for your paper, please…    read more 

Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists celebrated the potential of the

January 16, 2021 |

Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists celebrated the potential of the individual, as a unit. But Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne depict individuals who are, in some ways, Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists celebrated the potential of the individual, as a unit. But Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne depict individuals who are, in some ways, divided against themselves.Identify a character from any one of the six stories that we have read who is somehow divided and explain how you think that character is divided against him/herself. The divisions can be figurative or literal, and the characters may be divided in any way, including having contradictory motivations or spiritual versus physical longings at the same time. Provide precise, accurate, cited evidence to illustrate the division, and explain your thinking.Book – The Norton Anthology of American Literature- Read Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Rappacini’s Daughter” (pages…    read more 

Write a two page (double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font; 1″ margins all around)

January 16, 2021 |

Write a two page (double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font; 1″ margins all around) paper that address the following:You are an American Transcendentalist in 2020. What is this movement called Trans Write a two page (double-spaced, Times New Roman, 12 pt. font; 1″ margins all around) paper that address the following:You are an American Transcendentalist in 2020. What is this movement called Transcendentalism, and why is it important? Write your paper as if you are defining the movement to someone who knows nothing about it, but someone who wants to know everything about it. Your paper should be about what is happening now, in 2020, but should also stay close to the dictates of what Transcendentalism meant to the people when it was first introduced in the 19th century. Write about things that are happening now, but use the context of the 19th century to explain why those things fit…    read more 

Fiction Anthology Essay To meet the learning objectives for this

January 16, 2021 |

Fiction Anthology Essay To meet the learning objectives for this topic, you will complete these activities. Print this page and use it as a checklist. Review the Introduction and Objectives page. Rea Fiction Anthology Essay To meet the learning objectives for this topic, you will complete these activities. Print this page and use it as a checklist. Review the Introduction and Objectives page. Read the Assignment: Fiction Essay page. Read selections from the textbook, Chapters 27-30, in the Writing About Literature section, pages 1890-1906. Research using the Lib Guide found in the file Research using the Sinclair Library & MLA Guidelines found in the Course Directions folder. Complete all activities on the Learning Activities page. Submit your Fiction Essay to the dropbox. · Read in your textbook Read from text chapters, in the Writing About Literature section, pages 1890-1906. All of chapters 27-32 may be useful to your writing process. From the above assigned reading of chapters 28-30, read selectively based on your prior knowledge…    read more 

Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists celebrated the potential of the

January 16, 2021 |

Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists celebrated the potential of the individual, as a unit. But Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne depict individuals who are, in some ways, Divided We StandIt can be said that the transcendentalists celebrated the potential of the individual, as a unit. But Edgar Allan Poe and Nathaniel Hawthorne depict individuals who are, in some ways, divided against themselves.Identify a character from any one of the six stories that we have read who is somehow divided and explain how you think that character is divided against him/herself. The divisions can be figurative or literal, and the characters may be divided in any way, including having contradictory motivations or spiritual versus physical longings at the same time. Provide precise, accurate, cited evidence to illustrate the division, and explain your thinking.Book – The Norton Anthology of American Literature- Read Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Rappacini’s Daughter” (pages…    read more 

Choose only two from any of the topics below (min 200-word

January 16, 2021 |

Choose only two from any of the topics below (min 200-word responses for each); writing a 400-500word essay on John Coltrane’s “Alabama” piece (topic 2) can count for two topics, otherwise at 200 word Choose only two from any of the topics below (min 200-word responses for each); writing a 400-500word essay on John Coltrane’s “Alabama” piece (topic 2) can count for two topics, otherwise at 200 words, a second topic will still need to be chosen: 1. In your own words, summarize Flolu’s thesis in his article, “Music in Traditional African Cultures: Beneath and Beyond the Utilitarian Factor” (see PDF below). 2. Provide details of what motivated John Coltrane’s “Alabama”. How does the performance of this piece reflect the sentiment behind the events of the time? Can you hear/locate the use of musical elements discussed in the lecture, and in particular, the hopeful resolution at the end of the piece? How do you feel this…    read more