Friday, May 17, 2013

Weekly Agenda 5.20-5.24

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

5.20 MONDAY
Final discussion on The Things They Carried
-"Ambush"
-Linda (the role of women/females in the text); 2nd excerpt from Pamela Smiley's "The Role of the Ideal Female Reader"
GET BOOKS?
HW See Reading Schedule: GG, Ch 1 for Thursday

5.21 TUESDAY
Journal #21: TIMED WRITING-Gendered Subtext literary analysis of The Things They Carried

5.22 WEDNESDAY
See GG Reading Guide
Read Chapter 1 of GG
-while you read take landmark marginalia of important motifs
-Journal #22: Independent Reading Format (concentrate on Fitzgerald's style, 1b)
HW See Reading Schedule: GG, Ch 2-4 for Tuesday

5.23-5.24 THURSDAY-FRIDAY
RESEARCH PAPER DUE TO TURNITIN.com
Background on Fitzgerald and the 20s (T.S. Eliot)
Credit for marginalia
Chapter 1 Discussion:
-Setting: visuals
-The Secret Society
-:the valley of ashes"
-language, imagery, color symbolism, motifs
HW See Reading Schedule: GG 2-4 for Tuesday (reading quiz Tuesday)