THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE PDF   RED BADGE OF COURAGE PDF STUDY GUIDE Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 – June 5, 1900) was an American poet, novelist, and short story writer. Prolific throughout his short life, he wrote notable works in the Realist tradition as well as early examples of American Naturalism and Impressionism. He … Continue reading RED BADGE OF COURAGE by Stephen Crane


WRITING WORKSHOP: Literary Analysis Checklist/Perelandra Essay

Perelandra Essay Assignment requirements: Read through the essay assignment lesson carefully. You should have an approved Thesis Statement, and three pages of notes for  three main points (Planning Sheets), before turning in the Final Essay. Students MUST choose one of the topics presented in the lesson. Students may not RESEARCH their topic. (See lesson.) If it is not entirely … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Literary Analysis Checklist/Perelandra Essay


C. S. Lewis (1898-1963)  Much has been written about this interesting man, however I have chosen a simple, straightforward essay, written by Emilie Griffin, as an introduction to his life and work. Following this essay are additional notes about his personal life, his conversion experience, and his writing. Read the C S Lewis Biographical essay here. ******************************************************************** Perelandra … Continue reading C.S. LEWIS and PERELANDRA

WRITING WORKSHOP: Literary Analysis

Writing the Limited Literary Analysis Essay: Prewriting—Choosing a Topic: In writing about literature, the object is to say something meaningful about the work under consideration. Each of the topics below requires you to go beyond the plot of the story. Each one requires you to ponder the story, analyze it, make connections, and come to conclusions. Format: You … Continue reading WRITING WORKSHOP: Literary Analysis

Antigone, Scene 5

DIRECTIONS:  READ COMPLETELY BEFORE YOU BEGIN YOUR ASSIGNMENT! Read Scene 5. Prepare answers for the following questions before opening the quiz. A variety of questions types will be created from these questions: Multiple Choice, True/False, and short answer. Scene 5 a) Who is Teiresias? b) Describe him and explain why he is important to Creon. According to … Continue reading Antigone, Scene 5

Antigone, Sophocles — Scenes 3-4 

Now that you are into the play, let's talk about a few things: 1. The Greeks gods: The Greeks believed that the gods were involved in the affairs of men. They went about influencing all aspects of nature and human relationships, and punishing wrong behaviors, wrong attitudes, and disrespect for their laws. According to the Greek's elaborate heirarchy … Continue reading Antigone, Sophocles — Scenes 3-4 

Antigone, Sophocles ~ Scenes 1 & 2

A Matter of Principle Consider the principles listed below, and rank them in the order of their importance to you. Which of the principles might you be willing to fight for—or willing to uphold if it meant making a sacrifice? Use your READER'S NOTEBOOK to record your responses. • loyalty or obligation to family • … Continue reading Antigone, Sophocles ~ Scenes 1 & 2

SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Nakeata Gilliam

ABOUT TODAY'S FEATURED AUTHOR: Nakeata Gilliam is an older sister, and loyal daughter. She lives in the farmlands of Idaho with her family. She enjoys daydreaming, reading, and browsing Pinterest for no reason. When she is not working on school or doing any of the above activities, Nakeata can be found writing. Her works, both … Continue reading SELF-PUBLISHING: Featured Author ~ Nakeata Gilliam

LOCAL AUTHORS: Featured Author ~ Isaiah T. Silkwood

ABOUT TODAY'S FEATURED AUTHOR: Isaiah T. Silkwood is an honored brother and thankful son. He lives in a small town in Idaho with his miniature cow, a feisty chicken, and a faltering obsession for Star Wars. He enjoys ballroom dancing, martial arts, and acting. When not spending time with his family and friends he can … Continue reading LOCAL AUTHORS: Featured Author ~ Isaiah T. Silkwood

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne ~ Quote Essay

Choose one of the quotes featured in this posting, or another one that stood out to you from the book and write an essay, explaining the quote’s meaning, application, and how it could effect (to bring about) change.  Make your essay at least one page, typed, following formatting guidelines.