Category Archives: English III Honors

Create a Public Service Ad Campaign

This unit on Emerson, Thoreau, and Margaret Fuller is so important and relevant to modern life in America. So in small groups you will work on a public service campaign. You can create infographics, brochures, advertisement campaigns, etc. Less is … Continue reading

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An influential side job

Besides being one of the most famous and best poets to ever live, T.S. Eliot was also very active and successful in his original main profession: literary criticism. This was especially interesting and compelling, due to my use of literary … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Bishop’s Relationship With Nature in Poetry

Elizabeth Bishop’s poetry is full of imagery that can transport the reader to any of the settings she writes about. Her ability to use these settings and the subject of nature in poetry to reflect on other themes such as … Continue reading

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A poet or a traitor?

Countee Cullen is no doubt successful in achieving his goal of “to be read as a poet, not a Negro poet.” He utilizes imagery, understatement, and religious references effectively to achieve such goal. But many critics say that he is too … Continue reading

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EE Cummings and his Complex Simplicity

Throughout the history of time, storytellers have always enthralled man with their expertly formed tales, and as time went on, more ways of telling theses stories developed. One of the most artistic of these is poetry. Every country has produced … Continue reading

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Taking the Apple: Adam and Eve in American Literature

The Story of Adam and Eve has always been iconic throughout the history of Western Civilization, and has made its way into many novels in American literature. One of the most notable of these novels is The Scarlet Letter by … Continue reading

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Resurrection

The theme of resurrection is one of the most important themes in literature today, due to its famous origin. The first time resurrection is seen in literature is in the Bible, when Jesus resurrects after three days from his tomb. In … Continue reading

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A 19th Century Crucifixion

The crucifixion of Jesus is one of the most recognizable scenes from the Bible. Even those not familiar with religion are still familiar with the symbol of the cross. Hester Prynne is by no means a martyr like Christ but … Continue reading

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Abraham, Huck Finn, and Tests

The world seems almost too eager to throw tests at us sometimes. Will we always do what is right? Can we always do what is right? After looking at the test Abraham encountered when he had the choice to either … Continue reading

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Book review: Americanah

The book Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, is one of the best books I have read in a long time, and it would perfectly fit as our next community text. It includes themes of perseverance, identity and conviction. On top … Continue reading

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