Wednesday, November 10, 2010

But Enough About Me...

Different types of Memoirs...

Article about WHY memoirs are so popular, from the New Yorker.

Small audio clips of people telling their own snippets on Storycorps

Visual narratives of the lives of others on This American Life

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Bieber's Memoir

Justin Bieber published a memoir!
And then someone read it outloud.
This is a good example of satire, yes?

Friday, November 5, 2010

Choose Your Stanza! Come on Down!

The Walrus and the Carpenter!

Read this poem and figure out which stanza you will want to recite.
Email me your top 2-3 choices for which stanza.
Due by Monday!

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Essay Format Requirement

Requirements for Utopia/Dystopia Essay
Due: Thursday, November 10th

  • Double-spaced
  • 12 point face
  • Five paragraphs (One intro, three body, one conclusion)
  • Times or Time New Roman font
  • Correctly indented and margined
  • Name and date and class in UPPER RIGHT HAND CORNER
  • Stapled (if more than one page)
In addition to spelling, grammar and overall quality, I will be grading on the things above. Just follow the directions!

peace out.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010