Monday, December 13, 2010

Final exam rescheduled

In case you haven't heard, I'll write it here: our final exam has been rescheduled by the Motlow administration for Monday, December 20, at the same time, same place.

Thursday, December 9, 2010

Final exam content -- for the record

As we discussed in class today, the content of your final exam will be approximately as follows:

MLA format & plagiarism, 60%
Readings, 15%
Vocabulary, 15%
Writing process & "class motto," 10%

Thursday, December 2, 2010

In-class writing assignment

In a 250- to 300-word essay, explain how Browning progressively reveals the Duke’s character throughout "My Last Duchess." In your conclusion, show that the speaker’s voice is not the same as the poet’s.

Assignment for Tuesday, December 7, 2010

  • Turn in "Granny Weatherall" papers
  • Learn these vocabulary words: arbitrary, bolster, conformity, disseminate, empirical, gestate, ideology, mutilate, patent (adj.)
  • Read "Just the Facts, Ma'am"