April 2, 2007

Cover Entry-Blog Portfolio 2

For those of you who aren't familiar with a blogging portfolio, I have compiled the following list of entries that I thought were important to my blogging development. They date from February 21, 2007 to April 2, 2007.

This entry was in response to Kennedy's short story tips. It is an example of coverage, timeliness, and interaction.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/one_speaker_per.html

I vented a bit about poetry in this entry. It is an example of coverage.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/i_hate_poetry.html

This entry stimulated a really good discussion. It is an example of coverage, timeliness, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/i_still_hate_po.html

I finally started to understand poetry in this entry. It is an example of coverage and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/hepta_what_oh_i.html

I am really envious that poets can use words in the way they do in this entry. It's an example of coverage, timeliness, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/can_i_do_that.html#more

I'm using what I learned from Lemire and applying it to my future in this entry. It is an example of coverage, timeliness, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/saying_goodbye.html

I responded to Lemire's saying that loving books isn't a good enough reason to be an English major. This is an example of coverage, timeliness, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/do_you_love_boo.html

I discuss how I've read many English sonnets, but not as many Italian. This is an example of coverage.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/03/italian_sonnet.html

I discussed the only part of Truss's work that angered me in this blog. It is an example of coverage, timeliness, depth, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/03/im_undecided.html

I commented on the question of whether grammar should be taught. It is an example of coverage, timeliness, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/03/whose_comma.html

I talk about the use of the dash in this entry. This is an example of coverage, timeliness, and discussion
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/03/the_enemy_of_gr.html

I'm questioning the motives of Mr. Shiftlet in this entry. It's an example of coverage.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/03/can_anyone_help.html

I connected Mr. Shiftlet and the Misfit as a result of the acedemic article in this entry. It is an example of coverage, timeliness, depth, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/03/hey_theyre_huma.html

I talk about two of my peer's blog and my response to the same passage. This is an example of coverage, timeliness, interaction, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/03/encounter_with.html

It was blank verse day in this blog. This is an example of coverage, timeliness, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/03/yay_blank_verse.html

Xenoblogging

Comment primo on the following blogs:
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MacKenzieHarbison/2007/02/listen_to_the_sound_of_the_wav.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/LorinSchumacher/2007/02/its_about_sound.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/DerekTickle/2007/02/being_a_good_teacher.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JennaMiller/2007/03/possessive_people.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MatthewHenderson/2007/03/my_name_is_matt_henderson_i_ha.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MatthewHenderson/2007/03/mr_shiftlet_definitely_a_chris.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JenniferPrex/2007/03/a_lie_foreshadowed_1.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/ShaylaSorrells/2007/03/and_baby_makes_three.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/ShaylaSorrells/2007/03/oh_dear_blank_verse_monday.html

Comment Grande:
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MargaretJones/2007/03/guilty_as_charged.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MatthewHenderson/2007/03/my_name_is_matt_henderson_i_ha.html

Regular Comments and Participation in Discussions:
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MargaretJones/2007/02/who_knew.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JennaMiller/2007/02/short_but_not_simple.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/BethanyMerryman/2007/02/hook_in_my_eye.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JennaMiller/2007/02/poetry_in_a_better_light.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MatthewHenderson/2007/03/i_wont_grow_up.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MatthewHenderson/2007/03/mr_shiftlet_definitely_a_chris.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JennaMiller/2007/03/burden_buildup_cant_be_transfe.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JenniferPrex/2007/03/its_all_in_the_past.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/ShaylaSorrells/2007/03/those_who_dont_know_their_hist.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JaraWhite/2007/04/i_tried_i_really_tried.html

Wildcard
Entry on my feelings towards blogging:
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/04/i_can_see_clear.html#comments

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April 1, 2007

I can see clearly now, the blogs have helped!

I just wanted to kind of write a little entry on how helpful blogs have been to me in my education here at SHU.

Last year, when I first started blogging, I HATED it! I thought that it was busy work and I had much better things to do than blog 24 hours before class. It slowly became part of my routine though and soon it became second nature. I'd wake up, read, and post an agenda item within an hour. Although I didn't mind it at that point, I still thought it was busy work.

This year I feel much differently. I'm not sure if it's because I'm encountering many more works for the first time, whereas last year I had previously read many of the works I was required to for class, but either way, I now see the educational value more than ever before. I have not been having the easiest time with Flannery O'Connor's short stories. I've often had to read them three times to pick up on everything I should be. Reading peer's blogs has helped me drastically! Getting to see what someone else saw in the same work has really cleared things up for me many times. Things finally click!

So I'll admit Dr. Jerz, that I have had a sincere change of heart. I do see the point in doing these things and I finally understand why blogs are so useful. In addition to always having something to talk about in class to keep discussion going, they have helped me personally numerous times throughout the semester. I can see clearly now!

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February 23, 2007

Hepta what? Oh. I get it!

Hamilton, Essential Literary Terms (198-225) -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"In describing a poem's meter, one needs to name the prevailing metrical foot and to specify the number of feet in each line."

Have I yet mentioned that I hate poetry? Well I do. But I'm going to be honest. This is the first time EVER that I really think I actually am starting to get meter. I have always had a hard time with it, but through reading this, and I think through the workshop today, I'm starting to understand a little better. I have of course heard of the different meters, but I never saw examples of each one spelled out for me. I'm definately going to need to use this book as a reference when it comes time to write our own poems, but I'm starting to gain a little more confidence.

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February 19, 2007

Cover Entry-Blogging Portfolio 1

For those of you who aren't familiar with a blogging portfolio, I have compiled the following list of entries that I thought were important to my blogging development. They date from January 22, 2007 to February 19, 2007.

This is my first blog entry since last year. I commented on Lemire's, I'm an English Major: Now What? This entry is an example of coverage, timelieness, and depth.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/what_about_me.html

This entry is about a newspaper article based on SHU's blogging community. It is an example of coverage, discussions,and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/blogging_as_an_1.html

I commented on the "feminine qualities" in "Bernice Bobs Her Hair." This entry is an example of coverage, timeliness, interaction, depth, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/fitzgeraldpopul.html

This entry is in response to Foster's section on quests. This entry is an example of coverage, timeliness, depth, interaction, and discussion.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/wow_i_didnt_kno.html

I was a little confused about this poem that we read and used my blog to ask a question to my peers for further understanding. This entry is an example of coverage, depth, timeliness,interaction, and discussions.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/help_whats_haml.html

This entry is in response to Foster's section on symbolism. This entry is an example of coverage, discussions, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/symbol_what_sym.html

I applied what I learned in Foster to A Good Man is Hard to Find. This entry is an example of coverage, depth, discussions, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/i_know_her.html

This entry is a response to the biblical allusions section of Foster. This entry is an example of coverage, depth, discussion, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/i_know_her.html

This entry is about satire. It is an example of coverage, interaction, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/who_knew.html

This entry is about a basic concept that the author was able to explain thoroughly. I also used my blog as a tool to get a better understanding of the reading by asking a question. It is an example of coverage, interaction, discussions, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/ideas_near_and_1.html

This entry is about intrusive narrators. It is an example of coverage, interaction, discussions, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/how_intrusive.html

This entry is about the language in a particular quote I liked in "Everyman." It is an example of coverage and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/the_heavenly_sp.html

This entry is on rhetorical strategies. It is an example of coverage, interaction, discussions, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/rhetorical_stra.html

This entry is in response to 2nd person narration. It is an example of coverage.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/you_who_me.html

I really liked how the dog's instinct was more successful than the man's intelligence. This entry is an example of coverage.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/you_who_me.html

This entry is a response to the literary term, "understatement." It is an example of coverage, timeliness, discussions, and interaction.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/02/thats_and_under.html

"Trifles" is one of my favorite plays. This entry sparked quite a conversation and is an example of coverage, depth, interaction, discussions, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/go_mrs_hale.html

I commented on the nature vs. nurture issue that Foster mentions. This entry is an example of coverage, depth, interaction, discussions, and timeliness.
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/CheraPupi/2007/01/go_mrs_hale.html

I had Comment Primo twice on Jennifer's blog, twice on Derek's blog, once on Sean's blog, once on Lorin's blog, three times on Matt's blog, once on Maggie's blog, once on Bethany M.'s blog, and once on Bethany B's blog.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JenniferPrex/2007/01/know_who_we_are_1.html#more
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JenniferPrex/2007/01/right_or_wrong_1.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/DerekTickle/2007/01/people_change_with_time.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/DerekTickle/2007/01/what_are_humans_capable_of.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/SeanRunt/2007/01/the_slight_thud.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/LorinSchumacher/2007/02/the_narrator_is.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MatthewHenderson/2007/01/god_or_the_devil_is_in_the_det.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MatthewHenderson/2007/01/god_or_the_devil_is_in_the_det.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MatthewHenderson/2007/01/anti_christ_figure.html#more
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MargaretJones/2007/01/the_double_standard.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/BethanyBouchard/2007/01/the_ups_and_downs_of_a_canarys.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/BethanyMerryman/2007/01/thats_right_women_and_their_tr.html#comments

Comment Grande on Bethany B.'s, Bethany M.'s, and Jennifer's blogs..

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/BethanyBouchard/2007/01/the_ups_and_downs_of_a_canarys.html
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/BethanyMerryman/2007/01/thats_right_women_and_their_tr.html#comments
http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JenniferPrex/2007/01/right_or_wrong_1.html

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