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2019 Reading Challenge

2019 Reading Challenge
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Deep Thoughts

“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

AP Language, Debate, and Word Clues

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This is your first round of writing assignments for the magazine. The due date for issue one submissions is: September 22.   Reviews (only two per semester) Review an album released in the past two months. (.85) Review a film playing locally. (.88) Interviews Interview a local politician about his/her opinion on a major state […]

These works were your top vote getters: A River Runs Through It Slaughterhouse Five Death of a Salesman In Cold Blood Classical Foundations Into the Wild Invisible Man Love in the Time of Cholera The Merchant of Venice We'll start at the beginning, with Classical Foundations.

The votes were not terribly close in any category other than plays and African Literature.   Invisible Man 29, Great Expectations 3 Resurrection 24, As I Lay Dying 7 Siddhartha 24, One Day 7 Things Fall Apart 17, The Stranger 15 Love in the Time of Cholera 21, Wuthering Heights 10   Plays Dr. Faustus […]

The notes from today's class are available here –and will always be in the downloads section in the future. In general, if you are trying to find something, the course information page is the best bet to find it.   I will post your essay assignment this evening. It will be located here .   […]