Portfolio 2

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Coverage:

Goodnight Juliet, Good Morning Homosexuality?

-Here I discuss how "Goodnight Desdemona" made me willing to give Shakespeare another try. 

Blast That Trumpet Angel

-In response to a class discussion on "Goodnight Desdemona", I discuss how Macdonald eases her readers into Shakespearean language through Constance.

To Be Redone

-Here I attempt to analyze postmodernism in Worsworth and Yeats poems.

I Wish I Could Remember

-In response to Roberts Ch 12, I reminisce on methods I had been taught of how to write persuasive essays in high school as well as what works best for me now. I also discuss how helpful I now find the sample essays.

My Depression is Scarier than You, Mother Nature!

-Here I quote phrases from Robert Frost's "Desert Places" to show the presence of depression in the poem.

My guilty conscience is bad enough! But now I have to see ghosts too?!

-This is my first entry in response to The Quick and the Dead. I question the meaning of Ginger's ghost as being Carter's guilty conscience.

What Lets You Do Bad Things?

-Here I analyze two opposing quotes from Corvus and Alice and the possibility of a religious meaning behind the two ideas.

Sleeping in a Nursing Home

- In this entry, I argue my idea that Annabel, Alice, and Corvus represent stages of life.

Just Enough to Pull Me In

-Here I analyze a book review by Janet Maslin on a Jodi Picoult novel.

Depth:

Sleeping in a Nursing Home

My guilty conscience is bad enough! But now I have to see ghosts too?!

My Depression is Scarier than You, Mother Nature!

I Wish I Could Remember

Blast That Trumpet Angel

Goodnight Juliet, Good Morning Homosexuality?

Interaction:

Good Night Childhood, God Morning Maturity - Gladys Mares

-I added to the discussion of Disney by discussing subliminal messages in classic Disney movies.

Once upon a midnight dreary - Aja Hannah

-I added to the analysis of death and suicide in Robert Frost's "Desert Places".

WHAT WERE YOU THINKING - Shellie Polly

-I agreed with a comment from Josie on how to read The Quick and the Dead  

Who Saw that Coming? We Did. - Josie Rush

-I added my opinion on Annabel's mourning process.

Infuso-what? - Karyssa Blair

-I added to the conversation by analyzing a quote and question from Karyssa.

1-D Characters - Aja Hannah

-I added to the discussion of what makes a character round or flat and provided a definition from a website.

Walk the Line, Corvus, Walk the Line - Josie Rush

-I gave my opinion as to why we are not given Corvus's point of view after her house burns down.

Charlotte's Web and Alice in Wonderland... - Jessica Orlowski

-I discuss foreshadowing and the importance of children's novels in The Quick and the Dead.

Symbolism Abounds - Karyssa Blair

-I added my interpretation that Annabel, Alice, and Corvus represent stages of life.

Discussion:

Sleeping in a Nursing Home

What Lets You Do Bad Things?

Goodnight Juliet, Good Morning Homosexuality?

Blast That Trumpet Angel

Timeliness:

Goodnight Juliet, Good Morning Homosexuality?

Blast That Trumpet Angel

To Be Redone

I Wish I Could Remember

Just Enough to Pull Me In

Xenoblogging:

Good Night Childhood, God Morning Maturity - Gladys Mares

-I provided a link to a video on youtube showing the hidden images in Disney movies.

Infuso-what? - Karyssa Blair

-I answered a question from Karyssa with my interpretation.

1-D Characters - Aja Hannah

-I helped Aja analyze whether or not the minor characters in The Quick and the Dead were flat or round and provided a definition from a website.

Wildcard:

Sleeping in a Nursing Home

 

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