Writing About Literature Portfolio 1

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This entry has lots and lots of links.

Coverage: These are all the entries I've made so far.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/the_start_of_serious_blogging.html

My first blog entry talking about Chapter 1 of Writing About Literature.

 

 http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/nostalgia_for_a_class_i_wasnt.html

Me talking about the French short story "The Necklace."

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/doesnt_matter_what_the_guys_na.html

My thoughts on Mark Twain's short story "Luck."

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/theres_no_excuse_for_this.html

Thomas Hardy's poem "The Man He Killed."

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/question_what_the_heck_is_this.html

Chapter 2 of Writing About Literature and why I'm not a big fan of poems.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/i_couldnt_have_said_it_better.html

Chapter 3 of Writing About Literature and why I want to minor in Psychology.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/all_the_small_things_no_not_th.html

Susan Glaspell's play "Trifles."

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/this_has_peter_pan_vibes_all_t.html

My thoughts on a poem I actually like by Billy Collins called "On Turning Ten."

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/an_out_of_body_experience_of_s.html

Ambrose Bierce's short story "An Occurrance at Owl Creek."

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/do_people_actually_use_this.html

Chapter 4 of Writing About Literature and why I don't like second person POV.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/oops_did_i_do_that.html

Chapter 5 of Writing About Literature and how an author can ruin a good story.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/how_dumb_do_you_think_i_am.html

Thomas Hardy's short story "The Three Strangers."

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/some_experience_may_be_require.html

On why I suck at reading Shakespeare poems.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/dude_this_is_some_serious_stuf.html

On Sylvia Plath's poem "Lady Lazarus."

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/o_o.html

My reaction to a play called "Goodnight Desdemona Good Morning Juliet."

 

Depth: Entries where I muse about things read in class.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/nostalgia_for_a_class_i_wasnt.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/doesnt_matter_what_the_guys_na.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/theres_no_excuse_for_this.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/question_what_the_heck_is_this.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/i_couldnt_have_said_it_better.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/all_the_small_things_no_not_th.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/this_has_peter_pan_vibes_all_t.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/oops_did_i_do_that.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/dude_this_is_some_serious_stuf.html

 

Interaction: Classmates blogs I've commented on.

Karyssa Blair:

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaryssaBlair/2009/09/stranger_one_in_the_chimney_co.html

Me saying how at points Thomas Hardy's "The Three Strangers" was obvious.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaryssaBlair/2009/08/this_isnt_literary_surgery.html

Writing an explication on a poem.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaryssaBlair/2009/08/for_the_love_of_em_dashes.html

Twix's NUFF SAID. Just kidding! What I think the dashes mean in Thomas Hardy's "The Man He Killed."

 

Brooke Kuehn:

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/BrookeKuehn/2009/09/goodnight_juliet_good_morning.html

I discover that I may be the only one who doesn't like the play "Goodnight Desdemona Good Morning Juliet."

 

Jessica Orlowski:

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JessicaOrlowski/2009/09/on_turning_twenty.html

Joining Jessica on her trip down memory lane.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JessicaOrlowski/2009/09/i_will_write_my_own_eulogy.html

Me being blown away by Jessica talking about writing her own eulogy.

 

Josie Rush:

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JosieRush/2009/09/strangling_verse.html

Me commenting on how people just have to find something in every poem they read.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JosieRush/2009/09/forget_the_bird_whats_the_cage.html

My close reading skills are put to shame.

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JosieRush/2009/08/okrightwhoa_what.html

Me wondering why we can't undestand something the first time we read it.

 

Melissa Schwenk:

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/MelissaSchwenk/2009/09/getting_too_old_for_this.html

Me commenting on why Billy Collins "On Turning Ten" is depressing.

 

Discussions: Posts that people deemed worthy to comment on.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/nostalgia_for_a_class_i_wasnt.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/question_what_the_heck_is_this.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/this_has_peter_pan_vibes_all_t.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/oops_did_i_do_that.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/o_o.html

 

Timeliness: Entries posted before class that started discussion.

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/question_what_the_heck_is_this.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/o_o.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/this_has_peter_pan_vibes_all_t.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/i_couldnt_have_said_it_better.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/oops_did_i_do_that.html

 

Xenoblogging: Classmates entries that I contributed insight to (okay, maybe not that much).

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaryssaBlair/2009/08/for_the_love_of_em_dashes.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/JosieRush/2009/08/okrightwhoa_what.html

 

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/BrookeKuehn/2009/09/goodnight_juliet_good_morning.html

 

Wildcard: Too bad I'm not playing Uno... Anyhoo, some random entries. The first link is my favorite entry and the second link is my thoughts on blogging. *runs for cover*

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/08/question_what_the_heck_is_this.html

http://blogs.setonhill.edu/KaylaLesko/2009/09/and_so_it_comes_to_this.html

 

http://jerz.setonhill.edu/EL237/2009/09/portfolio_1/

 

 

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