Portfolio 3 (or Good Lord, More Work. -__-)

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This is portfolio 3 for Writing About Literature.

Coverage: Entries on stuff read for class.
Time to Get My Nerdiness On-End of Maus I. Holocaust references in comic books.

Being Emo Shakespeare Style-Shakespeare's Sonnet #30 and the depressing vibe it has.

Metaphors be with You-Ch. 9 of Writing About Literature. The use of metaphors.

Character Depth... Where?-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature. The use of setting.

Knock Knock, it's Death Again-Poe's "Masque of the Red Death." How Prince Prospero isn't a total idiot.

Pick a Sense, Any Sense-Ch. 8 of Writing About Literature. About the senses.

What are you Looking At?-John Masefield's poem "Cargoes"

Denial isn't just a River, it's a State of Mind-Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill"

Whatever Works for You-Ch. 18 of Writing About Literature. Doing research for essays.

What a Fancy Way to Say You like Reading-John Keats' poem "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer"

Sarcasm doesn't Work on the Internet-Ch. 11 of Writing About Literature. The use of irony.

Wow, another Poet I Actually Like-Langston Hughes "Theme for English B"

Left with a Sense of...Something-Prologue and Part 1 of John Henry Days by Colson Whitehead

Okay, Take it Easy-Parts 2-3 of John Henry Days

Whitehead and the Novel of Doom-Part 4 of John Henry Days

Wait... That's the End?-Part 5 of John Henry Days

 

Depth: Entries where I did some deep thinking. PFFFFFT

Time to Get My Nerdiness On-End of Maus I. Holocaust references in comic books.


Being Emo Shakespeare Style-Shakespeare's Sonnet #30 and the depressing vibe it has.

Character Depth... Where?-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature. The use of setting.

Knock Knock, it's Death Again-Poe's "Masque of the Red Death." How Prince Prospero isn't a total idiot.

Denial isn't just a River, it's a State of Mind-Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill"

Whatever Works for You-Ch. 18 of Writing About Literature. Doing research for essays.

Sarcasm doesn't Work on the Internet-Ch. 11 of Writing About Literature. The use of irony.

Left with a Sense of...Something-Prologue and Part 1 of John Henry Days by Colson Whitehead

Okay, Take it Easy-Parts 2-3 of John Henry Days

Whitehead and the Novel of Doom-Part 4 of John Henry Days

Wait... That's the End?-Part 5 of John Henry Days

 

Interaction: Classmates blogs I commented on.

 

Karyssa Blair:

Is He Eyeballing Me?-End of Maus I. Using eyes as a means of expressing.

Set the Symbolism for Dinner-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature.

Unfortunate, Not Ironic-Ch. 11 of Writing About Literature. How lisening to "Ironic" one time was enough.

Whiteheads Writing is a River-Prologue and Part 1 of John Henry Days by Colson Whitehead. Whitehead needs to take it easy with the metaphors.

 

Aja Hannah:

Not the End-End of Maus I. The nature of Vladek.

Setting and Poe-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature.

No Shortage-Parts 2-3 of John Henry Days. How John Henry can be heartless.

J and John-Part 5 of John Henry Days. On J. and John Henry not being heroic figures.

 

David Wilbanks:

Arbeit Macht Frei-End of Maus I. Prior to the concentration camps.

 

Carissa Altizer:

The Value of a Dollar-End of Maus I. Vladek and Money.

 

Melissa Schwenk:

Accenting Everyone-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature.

Cracking Facade-Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill". Reflections of Miss Brill

The Puzzle-John Keats' poem "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer". How helpful footnotes are.

Overstatements... This is the Best Blog Ever-Ch. 11 of Writing About Literature. How hyberole use to confuse me.

Let's Talk Light Bulbs-Parts 2-3 of John Henry Days.

Eye'll Erase My Name-Part 5 of John Henry Days. What One Eye wrote on the note.

 

Gladys Mares:

Even Money Can't Save You this Time-Poe's "Masque of the Red Death." How Prince Prospero isn't a total idiot.

A Closing Curtain-Part 5 of John Henry Days. The mention of curtains.

 

Josie Rush:

Duly Noted-Ch. 18 of Writing About Literature. I'm not a fan of note cards.

Discovering Literature Columbus Style-John Keats' poem "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer". I wish more people liked to read.

Refusing to Tone it Down-Langston Hughes "Theme for English B"

How to Die Laughing-Prologue and Part 1 of John Henry Days.

 

Brooke Kuehn:

Just Like Blogging-John Keats' poem "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer". Blogging+Poetry=FOR THE LOVE OF GOD NO!!!!!!!

Not Respected-Parts 2-3 of John Henry Days. How freelancers are like leeches.

 

Jessica Orlowski:

Was that Supposed to be Funny?-Ch. 11 of Writing About Literature. Just how awesome Avenue Q is.

 

Dianna Griffin:

How We Protect Ourselves-Part 4 of John Henry Days. Humanity can be heartless.

 

Jessie Krehlik:

Holding Out for a Hero-Part 4 of John Henry Days.

 

Discussions: People who bothered commenting on my blog.

Time to Get My Nerdiness On-End of Maus I. Holocaust references in comic books.

Metaphors be with You-Ch. 9 of Writing About Literature. The use of metaphors.
Character Depth... Where?-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature. The use of setting.
Knock Knock, it's Death Again-Poe's "Masque of the Red Death." How Prince Prospero isn't a total idiot.
Denial isn't just a River, it's a State of Mind-Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill"
Whatever Works for You-Ch. 18 of Writing About Literature. Doing research for essays.
What a Fancy Way to Say You like Reading-John Keats' poem "On First Looking into Chapman's Homer"
Sarcasm doesn't Work on the Internet-Ch. 11 of Writing About Literature. The use of irony.
Left with a Sense of...Something-Prologue and Part 1 of John Henry Days

Timeliness: Entries posted before class that started a discussion.
Uh... pretty much the above list.

Xenoblogging: Blogs where I was the first to comment.
Set the Symbolism for Dinner-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature.
The Value of a Dollar-End of Maus I. Vladek and Money.
Setting and Poe-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature.
Accenting Everyone-Ch. 6 of Writing About Literature.
Refusing to Tone it Down-Langston Hughes "Theme for English B"
How to Die Laughing-Prologue and Part 1 of John Henry Days.

Wildcard: Random entries. Sorry folks, no And so it Comes to This... entry. 1. There's one more portfolio after this and anything longer than a trilogy is too much (except with Star Wars) 2. I don't think people would find how I feel about blogging at the moment very nice.
Denial isn't just a River, it's a State of Mind-Katherine Mansfield's short story "Miss Brill"

 

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