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Honors 11: “A Primer of Existentialism”

We started the day by getting into groups with our “Primer of Existentialism” outlines, the essay, and our work from “The Wall.” I asked you to follow these instructions in your groups: you worked to add questions and comments to … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “The Wall” and Jean Paul Sartre

After watching Henri, the existential cat video, we began by discussing the aspects of the existentialist philosophy that we remembered from yesterday before beginning our conversation about “The Wall,” the story you read last night for today. We also watched, … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Sisyphus + Second Sex + Primer Outline + Teach the Class + No Exit

Okay, so a lot happened today. We first finished our “Myth of Sisyphus” quiz in partners. We also answered, in our partnership, one of the questions at the back of “The Second Sex” as part of our quiz. We turned … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “A Primer of Ext.” Outline, Myth of Sisyphus Quiz and The Second Sex

I assigned an outline for “A Primer of Existentialism” today in order to simplify our understanding of the text and draw connections to others we have read. Here’s a general outline for the outline (it says globalization at the top, … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “A Primer of Existentialism” + “Myth of Sisyphus”

We began the day by creating a claim for “The Wall” regarding what existentialist idea is most clearly embodied in the short story, as a sort of bell work. We did so on the chart we were working to fill … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Existentialism Intro cont. + Sartre’s “The Wall”

We first had to watch Henri, the existentialist feline ennui, before we could begin class. We then got out our notes from yesterday’s power point and “The Wall” we were to have read for today. We then worked to identify, … Continue reading

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Honors 11: A Primer of Existentialism QTIs and Albert Camus

After receiving your calendar for the Existentialism unit, we dove head first into the QTIs each of you emailed to me; it was a great discussion. Well done. Homework: Read the following by Albert Camus The Myth of Sisyphus Absurdity … Continue reading

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