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If you'd like to join our new AP Lit 15-16 community, let me know. 
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I will be shutting down this community page next week, so if you have anything here you want to keep, or if you want to add anything to the group's work, you'll have until Friday, May 29th at 8:00 a.m.  

Please stay in touch.  I would like to know what you are reading and writing about next year.

Mr. L.

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So, here's a poem written about the same "evening star" but long after she has died.

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Take a look at this poem and the next one I post.  They are written about the same person. 

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It's not just Frost who finds something gold in nature's first green.  This poet finds it ache-making.  

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Here's a brief, incomplete survey of hero types.  

Other Hero Types
Aristotle's tragic hero
Joseph Campbell "hero with a thousand faces,"
Hemingway Hero
Platonic Hero/Lover
Neitzsche's Existential Hero
Martin Buber's Ubermann
Victor Frankl's Forgiving Hero

I'd really like you to think about this question and present thoughtfully.

Thanks for your work this year.  Let's go out strong!

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Let's start today with this business.

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Yesterday, I heard this story about Kate Bolick's new book, and it made me think about Edna and Mlle. Reisz.  Among the five women Bolick studies in her book is Edith Wharton, the author of the final book we'll read together this year, Ethan Frome

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While Kate reports she hasn't finished this project, she has agreed to share what she has done.  Thanks, Kate!
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