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Class Notes, 14 June 2011

   I went home without my money. Reasons to narrate from an event that happens late in the sequence: to include a flashback: to move within POV to change the tone from the beginning of the story: poses questions to … Continue reading

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Class Notes, 13 June 2011

Responses Notes Exchange 1 –looking over for key terms in the cited passages –check to see that the “key terms” from the cited passage are used in the “E” section that explains the quoted passage –Checking for  a. Title  b. … Continue reading

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Posting “Pages”

Notes on how to do this in case you missed how to publish the response “page.” On your dashboard, look down on the sidebar to the left of your screen reading “pages”. Click “Pages.” Then click “Add New” link. The next window looks … Continue reading

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More on Narratology and “Pierre Menard”

For those of you still confused about the Borges story, here’s a good “key” from Wikipedia:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Menard,_Author_of_the_Quixote  If you think Wikipedia’s not a credible source, then look to the sources at the bottom of the page to find out where … Continue reading

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Class Notes, 9 June 2011

  In-class writing: prompt: write about: The time I got in a fight OR The time I almost died What happened? Write about it . . . and don’t forget to give a working title _____________________________________________________ “Pierre Menard” –confusing: what’s … Continue reading

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Class Notes 8 June 2011

Notes on Qwriting REMEMBER: post your in-class writing as a blog “post”, and be sure to include the page numbers of what you cite. FOR your RESPONSES, post as a “page” and include the works cited at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Class Notes, 7 June 2011

 “She Lived in a Story” (continued) Tense/POV 1st person / 3rd person –I/she, an additional narrative POV, focalization on a different level –levels of narration: heterodiegetic narrator: means taking narrator out of story, not character in the story –a matter … Continue reading

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Blog post from June 7th

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Class Notes, 6 June 2011

  experiment definitions –try something and see what happens –a theory to prove –a test –trying something new –playing with language –innovation –different variables –process used to prove a hypothesis Samperio, “She Lived in a Story” Para 1: setting established: … Continue reading

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Don Quixote: one abridged version

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