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English professor and father of 2 boys
English professor and father of 2 boys

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For Wednesday: Kipling, “The Mark of the Beast” (pp.1-11); Jacobs, “The Monkey’s Paw” (pp.54-63)
Group “B” should answer TWO of the following questions for
Wednesday’s class; everyone else should simply read the stories. Q1: Both of these stories are connected to India ,
a British colony at the time Kipling and Jacobs are writing. How do you think
Engl...
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For Tuesday: de Sousa, Love: A Very Short Introduction, Chapter 2, “Perspectives”
From a recent RSC production of As You Like It  Answer TWO of the following in a short response, at least a
few sentences so I can see you thinking through the questions. Please avoid
one-sentence responses and try to be specific—quote a passage if necessar...
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For Friday: Payseur, “Rivers Run Free” (pp.1-12)
Answer TWO of the four questions below in a short response,
at least a few sentences, and in enough detail so I can see you ‘thinking.’ I
don’t want a yes/no answer, and there’s no one right answer; I simply want you
to engage with the story and be able to ...
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For Friday: Poe, "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" and Bierce, "The Damned Thing"
Note: In case the bookstore runs out of the book, Great Horror Stories , you can read both stories here:  http://xroads.virginia.edu/~hyper/poe/fact.html and  https://www.gutenberg.org/files/23172/23172-h/23172-h.htm Group 'A' should answer 2 of the followi...
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For Thursday: de Sousa, Love: AVSI, Chapter 1
Two quick notes: 1. Be sure to read Chapter 1 of Love: A Very Short Introduction. I won't give you any questions this time, but we will do an in-class response when you get to class. So read carefully and take note of some of his big and recurring ideas. I'...
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Welcome to the Course
Welcome to our official course blog for English 3213, Love (and Sex) in Shakespeare! This semester, we'll be reading a series of poems and plays to determine how Shakespeare performed the idea of love for his various audiences, and how posterity has modeled...
Welcome to the Course
Welcome to the Course
ecushakespeare.blogspot.com
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Welcome to the Course!
This is the official blog for our class, Gen Hum 2, "Pulp Fictions," where I will post daily readings, questions, assignments, and other items of interest. Be sure to bookmark this page, since you'll need to reference it several times a week.  Make sure to ...
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Welcome to the Course!
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For Wednesday: Austen, Sense and Sensibility, Chapters 40-46
Remember, there are no more questions for groups to answer (your in-class writing last time satisfied that requirement). Instead, we'll examine a specific passage in class on Wednesday to get us started, so be sure to read up to or close to Chapter 46. Pay ...
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