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WEEK SIX: BEING THERE

 

Chapter 1: Metaphor

  • Who is Chance?

  • Who is the Old Man?

  • What is the Garden?

Chapter 2: Existence

  • Symbols

    • Television

    • Names

Chapter 3: Exodus

  • Motifs

    • Television

    • Assumptions

    • Misunderstandings

    • Analogies

  • Who is EE?

Chapter 4: Reality

  • Conflict and Irony

  • Literal vs. Figurative

  • Characters as Symbols

Chapter 5: Perception

  • More Conflict

    • Chance vs. Society

    • Innocence vs. Experience

    • Style vs. Substance

    • Perception vs. Reality

  • Is this a story about Chance or about us?

Chapter 6: Consciousness

  • Being There vs. Being There

Chapter 7: Return to the Garden

  • 7 Chapters = 7 Days of Creation: But just what has been created?

WEEKLY MENU

 

MONDAY

Due: Conversational Roundtable

Read: Chapter 7

Novel Summary

 

TUESDAY 

Quiz: Lit Terms

One-Page Essay

 

WEDNESDAY

Overview

  • Distilled Notes

  • Five for Ten

  • Conversational Roundtable

 

THURSDAY

Film: Stranger Than Fiction

 

FRIDAY

Film: Stranger Than Fiction

 

WEEKEND

Due Monday: One-Page Essay