Tagged with into the wild

Your Friday Recommendation #31

Today’s recommend is for you to take part in our latest contest over at Scrawlers.com. Full details are at the website, and here’s a copy of the email that went out to members today. Not a member yet? Signing up is free and safe. On to the contest email: Scrawlers wishes you a safe and … Continue reading

Choosing a novel to teach II.

I’ve solved my dilemma from last week, mostly due to a deadline. Book orders were due last Friday, and I’ve decided to go with Into the Wild. The parallels between the researched, journalistic approach Krakauer takes is simply too similar to the explanatory synthesis the students will be writing earlier in the semester to pass … Continue reading

Choosing a novel to teach.

I plan to teach a novel in my Introduction to Composition section next semester as the basis for a literary analysis essay. My plan is to read and discuss a novel as a class to the point that students should have so much information at their fingertips, writing a literary analysis essay should be a … Continue reading