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ENH 111 First Day Homework. We are going to look beyond the obvious – the words left behind. We are going to look for the bigger meaning.

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We are going to look beyond the obvious – the words left behind. We are going to look for the bigger meaning . . .

“Most of us . . . do not see beyond the billboards that seem . . . to be the monuments of our civilization, and consequently we fail to see into the nature and meaning of our own humanity.”

– N. Scott Momaday

We will strive to see beyond those billboards . . .

the fall from grace
The Fall From Grace

“Indeed, one might always tell when he had sinned most during the week by the clamor of his Sunday devotion.”

– Washington Irving

what is truly left behind
What Is Truly Left Behind

“The stomp of your foot, on one mouse, could start an earthquake, the effect of which could shake our earth and destinies down through Time to their very foundation.”

– Ray Bradbury

the great journeys
The Great Journeys

“What is this I hear of sorrow and weariness, anger, discontentment, and drooping hopes? Degenerate sons and daughter, life is too strong for you –

it takes life to love life.”

– Edgar Lee Masters

that which people hide behind
That Which People Hide Behind

“We wear the mask that grins and lies, it hides our cheeks and shades our eyes.”

– Paul Laurence Dunbar

how the unknown can terrify
How the Unknown Can Terrify

“But it is not a stranger thing to hang a man for witchcraft than to hang him for the shape of his nose or the color of his skin.”

– Stephen Vincent Benet

what inspires
What Inspires

“[Truth] covers all things which touch the heart – honor and pride and pity and justice and courage and love.”

– William Faulkner

noble sacrifices
Noble Sacrifices

“Do I dare Disturb the universe?”

– T.S. Eliot

and not to mention
And, not to mention . . .

Love

Friendship

Revenge

The Big Mysteries of Life

- We will explore it all! -

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We are going to look beyond the obvious – the words left behind. We are going to look for the bigger meaning . . .

“Most of us . . . do not see beyond the billboards that seem . . . to be the monuments of our civilization, and consequently we fail to see into the nature and meaning of our own humanity.”

– N. Scott Momaday

We will strive to see beyond those billboards . . .

homework
Homework

Email me! alexis.laduca@dvusd.org In the subject line: your first and last name and period number, in the body . . . .

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Homework
  • Fall From Grace
  • What is Truly Left Behind
  • The Great Journeys
  • That Which People Hide Behind
  • How the Unknown Can Terrify
  • What Inspires
  • Noble Sacrifices

If these are themes we will look at this semester, in an email to me tell me which of those themes interest you the most and why. Remember: in the subject line of the email please put your name and period number!

Yes, this is worth points!  Get them while they are EASY!