‘World Literature”

Though I’m not sure how much “world” it is. Here’s my list for this summer: Jane Austen Persuasion Mark Twain Huckleberry Finn Alexander Solzhenitsyn One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich Margaret Atwood The Handmaid�s Tale Isabelle Allende The House of the Spirits Toni Morrison Beloved

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Persuasion

The novel by Jane Austen. Will be the first that I teach in my summer class. here I will start a collection of links and ideas to help prepare for teaching the book. List of occurrences of the word �persuasion�: http://www.pemberley.com/janeinfo/persuasn.html it would be good to tell the students to underline each occurence as they […]

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Wedding March

I recently posted this comment on Amy Welborn’s blog. but wanted my own record of it. She was writing about a diocese that has decreed that the bride it not to process down the aisle with her father. Here’s the link: http://amywelborn.typepad.com/openbook/2005/05/hold_it.html

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good article

http://www.nationalreview.com/kurtz/kurtz200504280758.asp Sadly, I’m seeing the result of the anti-Christian rhetoric in my classes. Some of my students have written responses to readings that betray a steady diet of unquestioned anti-Christian hatefulness. One student went so far as to say America was in danger from Christians committing human rights abuses and hate crimes. So much for […]

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Evil is petty

Tree has been emailing with Dawn, the author of the petition that asks eBay to prohibit the sale of the Eucharist. I sent her a word of encouragement as well via the email address on the bottom of the petition. I am sure she is overwhelmed by the onslaught of trolls attacking the petition. I […]

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