Thursday, March 22, 2012

March 22

JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Obscured by Clouds" by Pink Floyd; "Get Off My Cloud" by The Rolling Stones; "Cloud Nine" by The Temptations]

This is not a blue piece of construction with white pieces of cotton glued to it. It is a cloud. My daughter told me so on the way out of the house this morning, and you're not going to call a two year-old girl a liar-- certainly not to my face. This is an example of symbolism, and this is review. Explain symbolism and how we construct meaning from it.

1. Journal
2. Review yesterday's discussion & homework
3. Continue Socratic seminar (launch point: poetry/Zen koans) punctuated by Henry V

1. St. Crispin's Day is tomorrow. Do whatever you have to do to make it a celebration and not a memorial service. (Extra credit: explain the irony in that last sentence.)
2. REMINDER: Finish your LA#2 active reading notes and post them to your blog. (Due tomorrow, 3.23)

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