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Link to your portfolio

Comment below with a link to your portfolio and a brief summary of your track and work!


In order to stave off procrastination and increase the likelihood of creating revised and polished final drafts, students are required to...

Write about your thesis statement

How does it address Acheson's three essential questions? Which does it address most strongly or are you most excited about? What...

Today's terms

Choose a couple of terms from today's assignment. Compare/contrast. How are they connected and distinct?

Example portfolios

You can see some of the portfolios from my previous students by following this link

Episode 3

What terms from Pope can/could you apply to episode 3?


Lexicon 212-216

What term from the reading selection stood out to you as especially important or interesting?

Episode 2

What connections are you starting to make in episode 2? These could be text to self connections, text to other text connections, or text...

Pope- "Contemporary Approaches"

Which "contemporary approach" or critical theory was most attractive to you? How does it fit with your career/life goals/interests/etc.?...

Close Reading

"There is a small but immitigable fallacy in the theory of close reading, . . . and it applies to political journalism as well as to the...

Notice, Pattern, Contrast, Feeling

Create a blog post that uses Pope's 4 step analytical process about one thing from Episode 1 of the S-town podcast. Keep it brief but...


Compare and contrast Pope's view of "Englishes" with the video you watched. Be personal--make an argument. Bonus points if you use a quote.

So you wanna be an English major?

Welcome to ENG 2012! This website will be the hub for our course. Reading responses, assignments, announcements will be updated here.

Syllabus changes!

We will be meeting at the Sweet Shop on Tuesday. We will still hold the regularly scheduled workshops (Juliana, Story, and Isabella), but...


Hi everyone! I've created some discussions on Canvas where you can upload your proposals, Lit Reviews, and workshop drafts so your...


Here are the guidelines we came up with in class. 1. Thesis statement – underlining Form your thesis statement as a question You can...

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