Entries Tagged as 'your final project'

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Final Project: Yoko Tawada’s “Where Europe Begins” or…

For my final project, I think I will write about Yoko Tawada’s “Where Europe Begins.” When I was reading these short stories, I resonated with the feeling of being a foreigner and hearing languages that make little senses to one’s ears. As an ambivert, I have always thought about how words sometimes seem to die […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Final Project Idea

Honestly, I was trying to think of other literary works to choose for this essay and I was having a pretty hard time thinking about what I would pick. Consequently, I thought back to my time in high school and the books that I read and actually enjoyed being forced to read. One of the […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Final Project Idea!

I think I would like to write about “Canned Foreign” and “Storytellers Without Souls” from Where Europe Begins by Yoko Tawada. I was originally between Elizabeth Bishop, Naomi Shihab Nye and Yoko Tawada. However, I chose Tawada because I am the most passionate about her work, especially after personally meeting, and receiving answers from her. […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Final Project Ideas

I was thinking about doing my final project on either The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald or My Ántonia that we are reading in class by Willa Cather. I have not yet decided which I think will go better, but I have some ideas about each. If I do The Great Gatsby, I would connect the book to privilege. I […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

Final Project Ideas

I think what I will do for my final project is connect the Broadway musical Hamilton to our reading and discussion about canon, and how the musical represents both the preservation of canon and the breaking away from the canon. Hamilton is the story of the life of Alexander Hamilton, as well as the story […]

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Since I am going to be spending the next three years focusing primarily on writings and history from the Early Modern and Medieval eras, I wanted to use this project to delve into my other great literature love: children’s books. My favorite Children’s book of all time is The Search for Delicious by Natalie Babbit, but I […]