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Honors 11: Thoreau and Emerson

We first shared our timelines in super groups and then turned them in to the inbox. After, we refreshed our memories surrounding “Civil Disobedience” by H.D. Thoreau and its ultimate message to readers. We then read his short poem titled … 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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Honors 11: Whitman and Ginsberg Poems

Today, after the “open dialogue” (cough* debate *cough) concerning whether or not college is the most necessary next step after high school using Gutting’s article and Emerson’s work, we discussed your poem explication/writing homework. Good job with the dialogue 🙂 … Continue reading

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