Osage

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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.

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