Portfolio 3

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This my second portfolio (Portfolio 3) of blogs at Seton Hill for EL 266: American Literature 1800-1915. The links below will take you to my writing.

 

Coverage: Below are links to my blogs about the assigned readings.

Clemens - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Ch36-43) - New Cruelty

Mallioux - The Bad Boy Boom (pg:43-50) - Mature Readers Only

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Ch23-24) - this heart, it beats, beats for only you

Scott, Kevin Michael - "'There's more honor': Reinterpreting Tom and The Evasion in Huckleberry Finn" - Boy-play world

Smith, D.L. - Huck, Jim, and American Racial Discourse - Life-changing Manipulation

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Ch25-26) - Isn't It Ironic?

Traditional, "John Henry" - A Tale of Hope

Washington - Address of Booker T. Washington - Give Credit for Good

Du Bois - "The Souls of Black Folk" - A Look Into Education 

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Envoi) - A New Way of Thinking

Baum - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - A New Look Into Something Old

 

Depth: The entries below are the ones I feel that I went into depth with, or sparked a conversation.

Clemens - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Ch36-43) - I gave my analysis of the character of Tom.

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Ch23-24) - I went into depth about the metaphor of heart disease.

Traditional, "John Henry" - I fully answered every question posed and gave my own insight on John Henry.

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Envoi) - I gave my take on literature coding.

 

Interaction: Below are blogs from my classmates in EL266 that I have commented on.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MeaganGemperlein/2009/10/power_of_the_people.html

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JessicaApitsch/2009/10/disappointment_in_the_characte.html

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MeaganGemperlein/2009/10/self-gratification_or_survival.html

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/HeatherMourick/2009/11/friends_or_foes.html

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JessicaApitsch/2009/11/oz_has_never_been_civilized.html


Discussion: The following blogs have been included in class/group discussion or comments.

Clemens - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Ch36-43) - This sparked discussion with classmates, and we also talked about Tom's character in class.

Mallioux - The Bad Boy Boom (pg:43-50) - We talked about the intended age of the reader in small groups during class.

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Ch23-24)  - This blog sparked discussion and comments from my classmates.

Smith, D.L. - Huck, Jim, and American Racial Discourse - We talked about Jim's claim to fame in class.

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Envoi) - We discussed this in class, and it also intrigued classmates.

 

Timeliness: The blogs below were posted with enough time to give my classmates a chance to comment.

Clemens - Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Ch36-43) - New Cruelty

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Ch23-24) - this heart, it beats, beats for only you

Washington - Address of Booker T. Washington - Give Credit for Good

Du Bois - "The Souls of Black Folk" - A Look Into Education 

Foster - How to Read Literature Like a Professor (Envoi) - A New Way of Thinking

 

Xenoblogging: Below are a few blogs that I commented on and gave further insight to.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JessicaApitsch/2009/10/disappointment_in_the_characte.html - I gave my insight on Huck and Tom.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MeaganGemperlein/2009/10/self-gratification_or_survival.html - I shared my views on Tom's persona.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/HeatherMourick/2009/11/friends_or_foes.html - I shared my foil theory for Huck and Tom.


Wildcard: A blog about my overall experience with blogging for this class.

A Reflection on Blogging

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