JOURNAL TOPIC: (today's tunes: "Cities on Flame With Rock and Roll" by Blue Oyster Cult; "Better Things" by The Kinks)
If you read Tale of Two Cities, describe the conflict in
the novel at each level you perceive it-- within the characters' minds,
between the characters, and in the broader society.
If you read Great Expectations, describe the relationship between
class and "good/evil" characters. What role do you think
wealth/materialism plays in the ways Dickens portrays his characters?
Do you see evidence of tone here?
If you read Catch-22, describe the use of humor to address what is arguably the most tragic topic in human experience: war.
2. Essay #1 feedback
3. Exam prep for tomorrow
1. Study your novel and your notes.
2. Reminder: please post your lit terms definitions/usage/remix by COB tomorrow (Friday, Jan 24)