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Black Embodiment: A Work In Progress Blog

Tackling the Text – 4/15/17 In reading these texts, I have come to find that putting these specific works together will require much more than a standard text setting. There is a specific way I believe these words – dissimilar in … Continue reading

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Emmet’s Blog

Thoughts on Birds in Open City (April 12) Posting here about a thought on Open City that I’d love to talk more about: the importance of birds in the novel. One of my thoughts is that birds work as a powerful symbol because … Continue reading

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Mikayla’s Blog

Gilgamesh Performance I first read Gilgamesh in my 9th grade English class back in high school. I do not recall which translation we read of the text, but I do remember that we had an assignment to develop a creative interpretation of … Continue reading

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Laurence’s Blog

Narrowing Scope 10th April 2017 After receiving feedback on the initial proposal I suggested, I have decided to move forward with my primary goal for this project being to create an interactive annotated set of Langston Hughes’ poems, that allows … Continue reading

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Ivy’s Performing American Literature Project Proposal

Proposal Originally I had been planning to create a set of illustrations to accompany Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, but our discussion in class around Ishmael Reed’s Flight to Canada, the quote “Why isn’t Edgar Allan Poe recognized as the principal … Continue reading

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Tracking Death

As mentioned in class, my project aims to track the frequencies at which death appears in late nineteenth-century American literature. For the purposes of this project, the American Civil War will act as a pivot point from which I will … Continue reading

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Agnes’ Project

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Shelby’s Final Paper

“Inner Truth”: Revealing the Essence of a City and a World In the worlds of both Philip K. Dick’s Man in the High Castle and Dashiell Hammett’s Maltese Falcon, a mysterious object either disrupts the normal rhythm of life or … Continue reading

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Mohit’s Long Paper Outline

Mumbo Jumbo Outline   This history of Jes Grew and its relationship to Jes Grew carry with them a long history that conveniently explains an aspect of the world that is hard to swallow. Racism.   The Mutafikah’s fight against … Continue reading

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Nate’s Long Paper Outline

Thinking about narratives of immigration in How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and The Kitchen God’s Wife multilayered, cross-generational stories what does it mean for a child’s story to be so entwined in the story of their parents? Pearl … Continue reading

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