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“He allowed himself to be swayed by his conviction that human beings are not born once and for all on the day their mothers give birth to them, but that life obliges them over and over again to give birth to themselves.”

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“To a teacher of languages there comes a time when the world is but a place of many words and man appears a mere talking animal not much more wonderful than a parrot.”

Joseph Conrad

“Never say anything that doesn’t improve on silence.”

Richard Yates

“We do know that no one gets wise enough to really understand the heart of another, though it is the task of our life to try.”

Louise Erdrich
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The revisions for the Confederate monument essay are due on Monday when we return from break. Don’t forget to bold changes! The revision guide is available here.

Your Lincoln revisions (and late first drafts) are due Friday in class. Please make sure to have them printed and attached to the revision guide and, if appropriate, your first draft. First Period Highlights Third Period Highlights Revision Guide    

These are the potential questions for the propaganda exam on Friday. Each should be answered in a thoughtful, specific paragraph of 6-10 sentences that demonstrates an understanding of the text, our discussion, and the notes. Construct an argument in which you prove Chomsky and Herman wrong. Why might their model not work? Be sure to […]

Your next analysis essay, about Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address, will be due Sunday, March 17 at 12:00 p.m. via Google Docs. A few important tips for the assignment: Don’t rely on outside research or information, other than references to history that Lincoln is addressing. Be consistent in your tense. Offer a compelling thesis Don’t forget […]

Don’t forget that your essay over Confederate Monuments is due on Sunday, March 17 at noon. The prompt and all of the information for the essay is located on this page.