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Patterns of Fabric

Visual media can add a lot to the meaning of a work as a whole. Amy Lowell’s poem “Patterns” is one of her most famous works. Artwork inspired by this poem assists in the understanding of themes being conveyed. The … Continue reading

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Make a Connection to the Poetry

View the first thirty minutes of this Emily Dickinson documentary, Voice and Visions; then view the seven minute documentary on Walt Whitman. While you view each film, consider how each film helps you consider each poet in a new light. … Continue reading

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Create a Compelling Argument

This is just to let you know that the technology department in the Crowsnest likes to connect literature to modern movies; enjoy this trailer from the interesting and entertaining teen movie, Easy A. Though by no means a rendition of Hawthorne’s … Continue reading

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Connect a Moment in Section 52 to Another Location in Whitman’s Work

The technology staff in the Crowsnest is back on the job to isolate perhaps the most important part of this video that will help you understand how and why Whitman develops the first person voice in Leaves of Grass. You … Continue reading

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Enjoy The Simpsons Covering Poe

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/29733360″>Bart The Raven</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/wsfl”>SFL-TV</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p> Read Poe’s “The Raven” in our Norton Anthology. Then enjoy this video version with your book open. You will find how accurate it is to the text. I think Matt Groening … Continue reading

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Create a Argument for the Best AP Prompt

Just to let you know that the technology department in the Crowsnest likes to connect literature to movies, enjoy this trailer from the interesting teen movie, Easy A. Though by no means a rendition of Hawthorne’s novel, The Scarlet Letter, … 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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City Loneliness

Edward Hopper portrays mystery and loneliness through this scene. There is no way to tell what the interaction is between these two people, if there even is one to begin with. The scene looks as if it could be in … Continue reading

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Nighthawks

In the painting Nighthawks by Edward Hopper, multiple examples of modernism are used. One important element of modernism is that the reader must particpate. On this lonely night there is a couple on one side of the bar, a lonely … Continue reading

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Tokyo Tower, A Lonely Giant

Tokyo Tower, an iconic building in Tokyo, is no longer the most grandeur, most modern, or even the tallest building in the city. However, it was once the epitome of modernism. The Tokyo skyline was not always dominated by skyscrapers … Continue reading

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