Writing

REFRESH PAGE "5. Create a logical flow for your ideas. Coherence tests: 1. Does each of the topic sentences tied back to the thesis? (Does it develop your argument?) 2. Do the topic sentences, in the order that you read them, make logical sense? Are you telling a story? (Does your argument progress in an…

Hemingway’s Death in the Afternoon

REFRESH PAGE Death in the Afternoon (Final Version) "I found the greatest difficulty, aside from knowing truly what you really felt, rather than what you were supposed to feel, and have been taught to feel, was to put down what really happened in action; what the actual things were which produced the emotion that you…

Word Choice, etc

Hemingway "'It depends. I rewrote the ending to A Farewell to Arms, the last page of it, 39 times before I was satisfied'" (Anthology 1333). "Write drunk, edit sober" Although people have been saying that this quote isn't really his, I like to dwell in my fantasy world and pretend he did. That is the…

Documentation, Plagiarism, etc.

"Because the medium IS the message, because form and content are inseparable, grades are based not only on content but also on number of errors and infelicities in writing style" (P2b Requirements)  Oddly enough, this is one of the two college English courses I have taken that have such an emphasis on the medium and…

Project II: Batman’s Adventures in Wonderland

Batman's Adventures in Wonderland: How Lewis Carroll’s Mad Hatter Became a Villain   DOCUMENTATION • PROOFREADING • CONCISENESS     Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland has been endlessly converted into different mediums, languages, and story influencers. One of the stories that Carroll impacted was DC Comics’ Batman–specifically one of his villains. The Batman villains…

Carroll’s Life and Works

Brainstorm: I am still interested in doing something with the Spanish translation of the movie, hoever due to a midterm and many deadlines from the past two weeks, I have not been able to focus on this as much. I hope that this will be the week I refine what I want to write about.…

Topics & Translations

Brainstorm: I am still interested in doing something with the Spanish translation of the movie, however due to a midterm and many deadlines from the past two weeks, I have not been able to focus on this as much. I hope that this will be the week I refine what I want to write about.…

Best & Worst #8

October 31st: As I predicted, the murder mystery was a complete success! We also made it a potluck, so I got to try my co's cheesecake (it's the best cheesecake ever), my boss's husband's homemade meatballs, and the tasty pasta that Iris and I made. Everyone was super invested in their role (we did create/assign…

Alice Books V

Wool and Water "The White Queen only looked at her in a helpless frightened sort of way..." (Lewis Carroll 147). Seeing, or rather, reading that the White Queen was described as "helpless" or even "frightened" went against everything I thought she would be. After Disney's 2010 version, I honestly thought that the White Queen would…