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English 10: Final Essay 2008

Choose one of the following: Write an essay based on literature you have studied in which the author examines Life Pressures. What idea(s) does the writer develop regarding Life Pressures? Write an essay based on literature you have studied in … Continue reading

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Prepare for English Language Arts Finals

For those in the midst, or looking ahead at finals in my LA classes(9, 10-1, 20-1, 20-2, 30-1, 30-2). Consider the outcomes we’ve tried to achieve. Enhancing the artistry of communication has been a strong technical focus. Skills mastered include … Continue reading

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I wish to dwell on Ophelia (Eng. 30)

Many scholars discuss the significance of Ophelia only as far as she impacts the development of the character of Hamlet. I hate that. Ophelia is far more important than the 5 scenes in which she appears. The tragedy of Ophelia … Continue reading

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Catch one of these on your tongue (LA 9)

The snowflake blog deals out an assortment of writing ideas. Students can pick from a variety of prompts. Try not to make any two posts the same. Send a trackback.

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Random Ideas (LA 9)

For a while now, every STJ blogger is faced with a “Random Idea” each time the begin a new post. Well, there should be dozens, hunerds, towsands of such posts in our blogosphere by now. Trackback your “Random Idea” posts … Continue reading

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An Exodus Within(RS 25)

Sophie was introduced to Aristotle. Ideas no longer belong to a realm of their own, but somehow the idea is within the thing. Aristotle could explain this by talking of sculptures and stone. Review what was said earlier about Plato … Continue reading

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Hamlet: After Act 1 and 2(English 30)

(30-1)”I know not seems.” In I, ii, 76, Hamlet claims that his grief is real, not just a show. Make a chart of all the occasions in this act when there is a difference between the way a character seems … Continue reading

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1 Million Spams and counting

The best story today concerns the STJ email server. Good luck to those with email inboxes that have close to 4000 messages. My sympathy as you begin deleting over over 800 pages of messages, 20 per page. I wouldn’t have … Continue reading

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Flickr Plugin works, again.

Flickr changed how you access your images in early September. So I’ve updated the plugin. You’ll need to have an “API Key” and a “Shared Secret”, now. It is a good idea to put images on Flickr instead, or in … Continue reading

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Here’s an idea that could snowball!

Find a “copyright-free” etext online at, say, Project Gutenberg or here or here Start a new blog. Parse your etext into manageable chunks and insert into your blog. Add graphics and organizers. Edit theme. Voila. Look at Castle of Otranto … Continue reading

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IV. ENGLISH 10: The Three Questions

ENGLISH 10 Comments only SVP. Scour your notes, “google” your minds, attach a comment with an idea, impression, concept. Make references to literature, film, philosophy, history, psychology, business, politics, etc. Respond to these questions on your own blog AFTER reading: … Continue reading

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III. ENGLISH 10: What tests our relationship with technology?

ENGLISH 10 Comments only SVP. Scour your notes, “google” your minds, attach a comment with an idea, impression, concept. Make references to literature, film, philosophy, history, psychology, business, politics, etc. Keep your comments brief, 10-50 words. Comment as often as … Continue reading

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II. ENGLISH 10: What makes us listen to our conscience?

ENGLISH 10 Comments only SVP. Scour your notes, “google” your minds, attach a comment with an idea, impression, concept. Make references to literature, film, philosophy, history, psychology, business, politics, etc. Keep your comments brief, 10-50 words. Comment as often as … Continue reading

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I. ENGLISH 10: What are the greatest challenges to our survival?

ENGLISH 10 Comments only SVP. Scour your notes, blogs, “google” your minds, attach a comment with an idea, impression, concept. Make references to literature, film, philosophy, history, psychology, business, politics, etc. Keep your comments brief, 10-50 words. Comment as often … Continue reading

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cool smilies

😎 The following smilies have an extra space after the first character so you can see them here in text form. Remove the space and the smiley appears in published posts. ‘ : )’ => ‘icon_smile.gif’, ‘ : D’ => … Continue reading

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