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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

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Your fifth exciting essay is due on Sunday, November 4 at noon and is the same topic we used for the test on Thursday. The essay you submit should reflect substantial revision from the essay you wrote in class unless a) you are incredibly brilliant and or b) you don’t want to have the chance to revise […]

The exam over Things Fall Apart will be on Thursday. You can read the questions and begin to prepare for it today.  

Mark Twain, who traveled all over the world, offered this advice to a young friend: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. […]

The template for the bill is located here. The folder for our documents and bills is here.

Your first research paper is due at midnight on Sunday, October 21. The assignment and sample papers Citation Resources Please share the paper with me (giving me access to edit) to dpogreba@gmail.com. Don’t e-mail it or send it to my school address.