Due 9/19: It’s All Happening! (Almost Famous Reference!)

1. The coming week represents the true beginning of the year! Everyone should be registered for the site. You should have all supplies in place! I hope to see us begin with an open mind and a positive disposition.

2. This is Water by David Foster Wallace–Read and annotate (click the link and print the handout) the commencement address. For the ensuing discussion, I am not interested in a critical discussion. Our discussion will be aimed at understanding. Here is a link to audio of the speech if you are interested:

3. The Bell Jar Unit Poetry–As part of this unit, we will read selections from Emily Dickinson, Anne Sexton, and Sylvia Plath. This weekend print the handout and read and annotate the selections from Emily Dickinson.

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