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Nick Carraway—Narrator Extraordinaire!, Leah Kind 2017 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Nick Carraway—Narrator Extraordinaire!, Leah Kind

Leah Kind

This exercise gives students further practice with both the skills of close reading and character analysis. In The Great Gatsby, readers are introduced to Nick Carraway by Nick Carraway, and many take his words as law. Yet there are also constant inklings that Nick may not be the most neutral of narrators after all. This exercise allows students to look closely at characters in the novel as they are introduced by Nick, and examine the divide between Carraway’s version of the character and the reader’s own impression. Students will only have the text, and their analysis, to guide ...


America In Verse: The Laureate Project, Leah Kind, Dan Gleason, Erin Micklo, Margaret T. Cain 2017 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

America In Verse: The Laureate Project, Leah Kind, Dan Gleason, Erin Micklo, Margaret T. Cain

Leah Kind

The purpose of this project is to allow students to use their (developing) skills of poetic explication and close reading, combined with research and analysis, to discover and establish a solid case for a poet they will nominate as the next American Poet Laureate. Working in groups of 3-4, students will identify a published, living American poet who has not yet been designated a laureate. The project demands a wide array of skills as the students research bibliographic information on the poet: read and analyze the poet’s body of work and select one central poem to represent that poet ...


Acting Out The Old Sport, Leah Kind 2017 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Acting Out The Old Sport, Leah Kind

Leah Kind

The purpose of this exercise is twofold: one, to have students make text-based interpretations in their discussion, planning, and eventual performance of scenes from The Great Gatsby; two, to have students see the crucial (albeit sometimes frustrating) role of Nick Carraway as the narrator of the novel. In their performance groups, one student will fill the role of “performing” (verbally) Carraway’s interior monologue as conceived by the group, so it will be necessary for students to make informed decisions on his mental commentary. In being tasked with bringing Fitzgerald’s text to life for their peers, students will also ...


Determining The Tone In A Poem, Erin Micklo 2017 IMSA Faculty

Determining The Tone In A Poem, Erin Micklo

Erin Micklo

This lesson instructs students how to do a close reading of a poem, using clues within the poem to determine the tone of the poem.


America In Verse: The Laureate Project, Leah Kind, Dan Gleason, Erin Micklo, Margaret T. Cain 2017 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

America In Verse: The Laureate Project, Leah Kind, Dan Gleason, Erin Micklo, Margaret T. Cain

Erin Micklo

The purpose of this project is to allow students to use their (developing) skills of poetic explication and close reading, combined with research and analysis, to discover and establish a solid case for a poet they will nominate as the next American Poet Laureate. Working in groups of 3-4, students will identify a published, living American poet who has not yet been designated a laureate. The project demands a wide array of skills as the students research bibliographic information on the poet: read and analyze the poet’s body of work and select one central poem to represent that poet ...


Review Of Joyce Carol Oates's A Book Of American Martyrs, Eric K. Anderson 2017 LonesomeReader Blog

Review Of Joyce Carol Oates's A Book Of American Martyrs, Eric K. Anderson

Bearing Witness: Joyce Carol Oates Studies

A review of Joyce Carol Oates's novel A Book of American Martyrs considering her fiction's dialogue with controversial political issues in American society.


Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversations: Offerings From The Biennial Alecc Conference Queen’S University, Kingston 2016, Jenny Kerber, Astrida Neimanis, Pamela Banting, Tania Aguila-Way, Ron Benner, Mick Smith, Adeline Johns-Putra, Peter C. van Wyck 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Making Common Causes: Crises, Conflict, Creation, Conversations: Offerings From The Biennial Alecc Conference Queen’S University, Kingston 2016, Jenny Kerber, Astrida Neimanis, Pamela Banting, Tania Aguila-Way, Ron Benner, Mick Smith, Adeline Johns-Putra, Peter C. Van Wyck

The Goose

At ALECC’s biennial gathering at Queen’s University in June 2016, participants came together to explore the possibilities of “making common causes” from a host of angles, yet all were anchored in an acknowledgement of the diverse more-than-human relationships that make up our common worlds. The following collection of short essays, authored by some of the gathering’s keynote speakers, explores specific aspects of making common causes. In this special section of The Goose, we deliberately invoke the plural of conversation. We understand the effort to make common causes as a process, rather than a “one and done” act ...


The Environmental Humanities In A Post-Truth World, Amanda M. Di Battista, Paul Huebener 2017 York University

The Environmental Humanities In A Post-Truth World, Amanda M. Di Battista, Paul Huebener

The Goose

Editorial introduction to The Goose Volume 15, Issue 2 (2017).


Small Fires By Kelly Norah Drukker, Emily McGiffin 2017 York University

Small Fires By Kelly Norah Drukker, Emily Mcgiffin

The Goose

Review of Kelly Norah Drukker's Small Fires.


Back Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V. 34, Nos. 3/4, 2017 University of Iowa

Back Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V. 34, Nos. 3/4

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

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Front Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V. 34, Nos. 3/4, 2017 University of Iowa

Front Matter, Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, V. 34, Nos. 3/4

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Walt Whitman's Journalism, Jason Stacy 2017 Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

Walt Whitman's Journalism, Jason Stacy

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Walt Whitman: A Current Bibliography, Winter/Spring 2017, Ed Folsom 2017 University of Iowa

Walt Whitman: A Current Bibliography, Winter/Spring 2017, Ed Folsom

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Introduction To Walt Whitman's "Life And Adventures Of Jack Engle", Zachary Turpin 2017 University of Houston

Introduction To Walt Whitman's "Life And Adventures Of Jack Engle", Zachary Turpin

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Life And Adventures Of Jack Engle: An Auto-Biography, [Walt Whitman] 2017 University of Iowa

Life And Adventures Of Jack Engle: An Auto-Biography, [Walt Whitman]

Walt Whitman Quarterly Review

No abstract provided.


Symbiosis Above The Arctic Circle, Yvonne E. Blomer 2017 City of Victoria Poet Laureate

Symbiosis Above The Arctic Circle, Yvonne E. Blomer

The Goose

Poetry by Yvonne E. Blomer


Haydn: The Unpublished Sonatas, Hob. Xvi.18-20, 44-46, Jan Zwicky 2017 Wilfrid Laurier University

Haydn: The Unpublished Sonatas, Hob. Xvi.18-20, 44-46, Jan Zwicky

The Goose

Poetry by Jan Zwicky


Chalked, Elizabeth Anne Godwin 2017 University of Wales Aberystwyth

Chalked, Elizabeth Anne Godwin

The Goose

Poetry by Elizabeth Anne Godwin


Hinterland Who's Who, nathan dueck 2017 College of the Rockies

Hinterland Who's Who, Nathan Dueck

The Goose

Poetry by nathan dueck


Elegy For Water And Ourselves, gillian harding-russell 2017 University of Saskatchewan

Elegy For Water And Ourselves, Gillian Harding-Russell

The Goose

Poetry by gillian harding-russell


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