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2018 Reading Challenge

2018 Reading Challenge
Don has read 14 books toward his goal of 75 books.
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Gabriel Garcia Marquez

“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
Joseph Conrad

“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
Richard Yates

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

Richard Yates
Louise Erdrich

“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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Mr. Pogreba

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Love in the Time of Cholera Resource Guide

Can't get enough of Love in the Time of Cholera? Need extra help with the novel, want more information about Marquez, or looking for information about that pesky tone assignment? Visit the Love in the Time of Cholera Resource page. 

New Yorker Article About Cholera

The New Yorker has a really interesting article about cholera online: A mid-nineteenth-century English newspaper report described cholera victims who were “one minute warm, palpitating, human organisms—the next a sort of galvanized corpse, with icy breath, stopped pulse, and blood congealed—blue, shrivelled up, convulsed.” Through it all, and until the very last stages, is the […]

Literary Terms Templates

The templates for the literary terms are located here. (Look for "Literary Terms Template", followed by the program you would like to use.) 

Information for Kafka Essay

If you have not completed the Kafka/Freud essay, here is the information you will need: Notes on Freudian criticism  The prompt: In  a well-constructed, grammatically flawless essay of no less than one page and no more than one and one half pages, write an analysis of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis, using the lens of Freudian criticism. […]

Invisible Man Sites

The sites for the Invisible Man responses are located in the following locations: Invisible Man Blogs Invisible Man Space