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Honors 11: Ginsberg/Whitman Poetry Response

We first wrapped up our debate/conversation from yesterday before delving into our AP Lit-style response paper on Whitman’s “Song of the Open Road” and one of the other two poems read last night. You were able to work individually or … Continue reading

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Honors 11: “On The American Scholar”

We talked a bit about Emerson’s “On The American Scholar” to begin. We started by writing down what we believed to be Emerson’s claim, and we then found a few supporting details/quotes that backed up his argument. You shared with … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Transcendentalist Poetry

We began the day sharing our Thoreau insights and claims regarding his poetry we read in class. Afterwards, I gave you some brief background on Walt Whitman and Allen Ginsberg before we wrote an AP Lit style analytical response to … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Emerson and Thoreau + Poetry Explication

We began the day by discussing “On the American Scholar” and debriefing the debate from yesterday. We also took notes on Ralph Waldo Emerson. You were then given a poetry assignment regarding two of Thoreau’s poems titled “My Life Has … Continue reading

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Honors 11: Transcendentalism/Thoreau

We began today sharing/scoring our AP Lit style Whitman/Ginsberg poetry comparison “essays.” You turned those in after. You were then given these two Thoreau poems to annotate individually and then in small groups. We will discuss tomorrow. Make sure “Nature” … Continue reading

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