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Modulating suspense

Consider these example stories. In a small group, rate the suspense of each section of Boyle’s story on a scale from one to ten. Discuss you’ve noticed about the modulation of suspense. As an individual, chart the suspense in William’s … Continue reading

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2010 Negative example

This is a negative example of an annotated bibliography. Which of the criteria does it fail to meet? What problems does it have? How can you be sure your annotation meets more of the criteria than this one?   By: … Continue reading

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2250 Poetry criteria 2.0

Give a general reaction to what you’ve read. How might the language of the poem be condensed? Which line or stanza break is most significant? Why? How do rhyme or rhythm add to the poem? Which phrases seem stilted or … Continue reading

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2250 Tercets

Here are some examples of tercets.

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2010 Final exam Fall 2018

This final exam is worth fifteen points. As we’ve discussed during the semester, the exam consists of you sending your final proposal in a business letter format to your audience. To demonstrate that you have sent it, either CC or … Continue reading

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3420 Final exam Fall 2018

This take-home final exam is worth fifteen points. The late paper policy as described by the syllabus applies to the final exam. Turn the exam in by emailing it to me before it is due. It is due by the … Continue reading

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2250 Final exam Fall 2018

This take-home final exam is worth fifteen points. The late paper policy as described by the syllabus applies to the final exam. Turn the exam in by emailing it to me before it is due. It is due by the … Continue reading

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