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“Never say goodbye, because saying goodbye means going away, and going away means forgetting.” ~Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Check for completed surreal poems. Share surreal poems for extra credit. Discuss the pantoum format. Read and analyze a few pantoum poems. HW: December Writer’s Notebook is due next class. Complete a pantoum poem.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. Introduce August: Osage County. Discuss Tracy Letts. Watch the film. As you watch the film, make a list of Tennessee Williams stock characters and Southern Gothic elements. How do the characters and the setting of August: Osage County reflect these elements? HW: December Writer’s Notebook is due next class.