Category Archives: Feminism

Diving Into the Life of Nikki Giovanni

Majority of Nikki Giovanni’s poems focus on the subject of discrimination against women and minority groups as well as people below the poverty line. Giovanni describes her poems as voices for those who felt voiceless. Although it may seem that … Continue reading

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An Interesting Story By Francis Coates Jones In this image we see two beautiful women and a young girl. One woman is reading a newspaper while sitting in the sunlight while the other woman is sewing. Both the woman sewing and … Continue reading

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Sharing Digital Moments About Emily Dickinson

I was pleased recently that a student shared John Green’s Crash Course English Literature with me. This YouTube project is impressive, and you can tell that the Green brothers have fun putting these video together. I think they create interesting … Continue reading

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Improving our Critical Thinking Skills for Analyzing Culture

To support how well we picked up on Wharton’s use of “hieroglyphics” motif in The Age of Innocence, I found this video last night on Twitter. I think this will help us appreciate even more the nuances of double standards … Continue reading

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Sylvia Plath and Confessional Poetry; The Original Angst

Sylvia Plath is a complicated and intense woman, and those attributes are reflected in her art. Even today, it is difficult for one to find a woman who challenges the societal norm by daring to be angry. Plath is not … Continue reading

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Another Side of Sexton

It is clear that Anne Sexton’s past experiences and emotions had the most influence on her work, however, she cannot just be remembered as a confessional poet. Sexton wrote most of her poetry during the Civil Rights movement while women, … Continue reading

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Create an Argument for Using the Best AP Prompt

In 4-6 sentences (of Standard English), make an argument for the best AP Prompt that illuminates the most profound literary qualities of Cather’s novel, My Antonia. If someone else has claimed the same prompt that you had in mind, then … Continue reading

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AP Multiple Choice

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Conflict between Edna and M. Reisz

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The Awakening AP Multiple Choice Questions

The Awakening AP Multiple Choice Mademoiselle Reisz was Edna’s idol

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