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Found poem

Let’s workshop this poem together before we look at each other’s work.   Snow came down February 15th feeling bad I’d slept on the couch the night before and suddenly the next morning cold was thick on the ground, white, heavy … Continue reading

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2250 Fiction criteria 2.0

Give a general reaction to what you’ve read. Which scenes are interesting? Why? Is there a character that wants something? How do you know? What action does the character take to get what they want? Describe one of the characters … Continue reading

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Revising toward style

Here is a found paragraph. The garage door had been up all day. The neighborhood was quiet. I came out to run to the store and saw a rattlesnake crawl behind a paper bag. Trash in the cooler garage. I’ve a … 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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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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Toward the annotated bibliography

Answer these questions: How clearly does my problem/solution connect all five of my sources? Why do I think at least three of these sources are scholarly? (Pages 459-460 provide help for determining if a source is scholarly.) How closely do … Continue reading

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