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“You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.” ~C.S. Lewis
Creative Writing 1 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. December Writer’s Notebooks are due today! Check for completed surreal poems. Check for completed pantoum poems. Students must share either a surreal or a pantoum poem. Begin discussion of changing perspective. Read and discuss various perspective poems: “Their Father,” Examples of Lucille Clifton poems, “Moo,” “Archy & Mehitabel.” HW: Writer’s Notebook. Complete a perspective poem, minimum of eight lines.
Creative Writing 2, 3, 4 ~ Begin class with a 10-minute free write. December Writer’s Notebooks are due today! Continue watching August: Osage County. Make a list of characters and keep track of which ones fulfill Southern Gothic elements/Tennessee Williams stock characters. We will end the film with a discussion.