JOURNAL TOPIC: ["You Learn" by Alanis Morissette; "Education" by Pearl Jam; "Think" by James Brown]
Roosevelt visited nonagenarian Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell
Holmes in the hospital and was surprised to discover Justice
Holmes reading a book on Greek grammar. "Why are you reading Greek
grammar?" the president asked. "To improve my mind," the justice
replied. Many students rightly want to get out of school, but
mistakenly believe that their learning ends when they drop out or
graduate. What is the difference between learning and schooling? What is the value of learning in your life? How long do you plan to
keep it up?
2. Beowulf essays
3. Thesis statements
1. In a post to your course blog (entitled WHAT A CHARACTER), please describe a fictional character that made an impression on you. What was it about this character that made him/her memorable? Can you distinguish/identify literary techniques that contributed to the overall effect?