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January 24, 2007

Responsibility lies on both sides

Lemire, I'm an English Major: Now What? (Intro & Ch 1) -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"My biggest mistake was believing that everything I needed to know, I would learn in school[...]Unfortunately, I didn't develop the initiative to make and find my own challenges and thus take charge of my education. I was passive."

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With great power comes great responsibility

Schackner, ''Freedom of speech redefined by blogs'' -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)
"Soon, the author himself was responding all the way from England, pledging to re-examine an upcoming edition given her critique."

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January 25, 2007

Intertextuality has pros and cons

Foster (1-3, 5) -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"Thirty minutes into Clint Eastwood's Pale Rider (1985), for instance, I thought, Okay, this is Shane (1953), and from there I didn't watch another frame of the movie without seeing Alan Ladd's face."

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Satan Does Hair

Fitzgerald, ''Bernice Bobs Her Hair'' (online) -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"'I want to be a society vampire, you see.'"

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January 26, 2007

God (or the devil?) is in the details

Glaspell, ''Trifles'' -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"Oh, I wish I'd come over here once in a while! That was a crime![...]Who's going to punish that?"

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It's all based on your perspective

Foster (19,20) -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"when writers send characters south, it's so they can run amok."

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January 29, 2007

You know what I mean?

Eliot, ''The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock'' -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"It is impossible to say just what I mean!"

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January 30, 2007

Tale as old as time

Foster (Ch 12 and Interlude [p. 183]) -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"They're all around us...You just reach up and pick them out of the air."

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January 31, 2007

Keep the faith, baby!

O'Connor, ''A Good Man is Hard to Find'' -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"'I wisht I had of been there...if I had of been there I would of known and I wouldn't be like I am now.'"

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(Anti?) Christ figure

Foster (6-9, 11, 14) -- Jerz: EL150 (Intro to Literary Study)

"Don't even have to be good. (See the stories of Flannery O'Connor for example after example.)"

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