Month: April 2014

Christina’s World

Write a narrative or personal essay about the ideas suggested by Christina’s World painting by American painter Andrew Wyeth.

Words Not Spoken

Write a story featuring the “words not spoken” in a <a href="relationship“>relationship between a father and son. Develop some otherwise common object as a metaphor for the “words not spoken” between a father and son: stone, hammer, photograph, hockey sweater,

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Language Barrier

Write a story that features a “language barrier” in a relationship between a mother and daughter. For example, have the two come into conflict over a misunderstanding of some new 21st century words: “selfie”, “hashtag”, “follower”, “salty”, or “wheeling”. Read

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“He was terrified of small spaces and she knew”

Write a short story with the first line – “He was terrified of small spaces and she knew” – and containing some sort of direct reference to each of the following: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encyclop√¶dia_Britannica http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/On_the_Genealogy_of_Morality https://www.edx.org

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After the Harvest

Write a comprehensive film review of the film “After the Harvest.” If you have read “Wild Geese” by Martha Ostenso, be sure to compare and contrast. Consider especially details from class discussions, notes, essays or any other ideas to help

Write a Short Story

Imagine your story is already done: Who is the hero in your story? Explain why you think so. What is the turning point? In what way does your protagonist change? What is the overall message and mood? Is humour an

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CCLV. Ode to Autumn

J. Keats CCLV. Ode to Autumn SEASON of mists and mellow fruitfulness, Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; Conspiring with him how to load and bless With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eaves run; To bend with apples the

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