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2019 Reading Challenge

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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
Mr. Pogreba

Mr. Pogreba

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You can find the links to the Collaborative Essays here: Period 1 Metamorphosis as a reflection on alienation from society and the dehumanization of modern life The Symbolic Significance of Doors Kafka: Biographic Analysis Freudian Analysis  Period 5 Metamorphosis as a reflection on alienation from society and the dehumanization of modern life. The Symbolic Significance […]

These questions could very well appear on the Resurrection exam tomorrow. The test will probably be two questions. You could even post thoughts/questions comments here. I might even answer. 1. Jimi Hendrix once wrote, "When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace.", and Tolstoy wrote, "All violence consists […]

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The notes on Thoreau are located here.

The essay prompt for the Week of 30 October 2006 is located here.