Monthly Archives: October 2013

TOP TEN WAYS DISNEY CORRUPTS CHILDREN

Published about one year ago, this article demonstrates that Seager is not alone in her analysis.  One logical fallacy is to make a statement based upon a “false generalization.”  That is to say, because it did not happen to me, it … Continue reading

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ENG 101 T/Th classes — Syllabus update (October-Dec 2013)

10/1      Formal Paper #1 is due in class today; late papers will not be accepted. Please also submit you peer critiques. Then go on to read “Ponds” by Lewis Thomas (pp. 107-111) and “Basin and Range” by John McPhee … Continue reading

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African Legacies: Many Rivers to Cross

Powerful documentary, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (for PBS, 2013). This relates directly to the reading “from the Narrative of Life and Adventures of Henry Bibb, An American Slave” (210-217).

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Gender in Steinbeck’s “Chyrsantemums” The blogger’s opinion about Elisa’s reality helps to shed light on gender role expectations of Steinbeck’s time.

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NEW FUNCTIONING SHORT LINK for RCC FALL 2013 blog (McGovern)

For all of McGovern’s students: Please let me know if this link works better. Thanks again! http://wp.me/p3RhT6-6n

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ENG 207 and 101s — MGovern’s 10/31 absence — UPDATE

Hello All: Please accept my apology for my missing class on Halloween (October 31).  At my physician’s insistence, I was hospitalized for a couple of nights in NYC. As I learned just now from the Department Chair — NO SUBSTITUTE … Continue reading

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ENG 207: Short Story — UPDATE for readings and class dates (October, November & December 2013)

NOTE:  This is the NEW schedule after Professor McGovern had a sick day on 10/17. NEWLY UPDATED SCHEDULE for ENG 207, #004 The primary theme of this next sequence of stories deals w/gender, gender roles, and marriage.  Enjoy! 10/15:  QUIZ … Continue reading

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