Monthly Archive: April 2018
Samuel Clemens (aka Mark Twain) standing in the laboratory of Nikola Tesla, spring 1894. (Via Wikimedia Commons) Posted by Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth on Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Thou shalt not attack the person’s character, but the argument. (Ad hominem) Thou shalt not misrepresent or exaggerate a person’s argument in order to make it easier to attack. (Straw man fallacy) Thou shalt...
Use this study guide. Understand the concept of an unreliable narrator. Know the four different dialects Mark Twain uses in the book. Be prepared to discuss the items in the study guide.
Learn about satire Learn about George Gordon, Lord Byron Be ready to discuss the Discussion Items in Introduction to the British Romantic Poets, by Julie Lane
I want a hero: an uncommon want, When every year and month sends forth a new one, Till, after cloying the gazettes with cant, The age discovers he is not the true one; Of...