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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: 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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