On Conservative and Liberal Morality

World Literature

August 24th, 2009

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A few things to consider:

Brave New World

World Literature

August 19th, 2009

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We’ll be discussing the novel through chapter 9 tomorrow (Thursday).

More Brave New World

World Literature

August 14th, 2009

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Read through chapter five this weekend. Be sure to journal as you go, as we will be using them in our discussion on Monday. It might be a good idea to read chapter three twice, as Huxley plays with the narrative a bit and it’s easy to get the conversation jumbled.

O Brave New World!

World Literature

August 13th, 2009

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That Has Such People In’t!12

We read Harlan Ellison’s “’Repent, Harlequin!’ Said the Ticktockman” in class today to begin our discussion of conformity and rebellion. Here are some things to consider as we move forward:

I passed out copies of Brave New World in class. You should read through chapter two for tomorrow. Also, fill out the form here so I can keep track of all of them. (Don’t worry about it if you emailed me earlier.)

  1. Shakespeare. The Tempest. V.i. []
  2. Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: HarperCollins, 1998. 139. Print. []

Brave New World Papers

World Literature

December 16th, 2008

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I’ve received lots of email about due dates for the paper, etc.  Assuming we have school on Wednesday, the due date stands.  If you have questions, I am happy to answer them.  Remember, this is not a “final draft” due date, but only a “work in progress” check.  For those who have asked for extensions, you must bring to class a copy of your progress so far; I can’t help you out if I can’t see where you’re going.