A Moveable Feast: 11th American Literature/Composition

11th American Literature/Composition Winter 2008

Thursday, August 8: Responding to Jonathan Edwards August 8, 2008

Filed under: Unit 1 — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 1:21 am
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What was your reaction to this piece of literature?  What literary devices, images, or writing techniques stood out to you or got your attention?  What images, ideas, or words does he repeat to emphasize his theme or message?  What persuasive strategies of writing (emotional appeal, repetition, limited opportunity, figurative language [metaphors, similies, imagery], awareness of audience) do you think Jonathan Edwards used in this work?  Is he appealing more to a person’s emotions or logic?  How do you know?

Share your ideas in a paragraph of 7-10 sentences; provide examples and page numbers from the text if possible. 

 

Tuesday, January 22, 2008: Responding to Jonathan Edwards January 22, 2008

Filed under: Unit 1 — Buffy J. Hamilton @ 6:34 pm
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What was your reaction to this piece of literature?  What literary devices, images, or writing techniques stood out to you or got your attention?  What images, ideas, or words does he repeat to emphasize his theme or message?  What persuasive strategies of writing (emotional appeal, repetition, limited opportunity, figurative language [metaphors, similies, imagery], awareness of audience) do you think Jonathan Edwards used in this work?  Is he appealing more to a person’s emotions or logic?  How do you know?

Share your ideas in a paragraph of 7-10 sentences; provide examples and page numbers from the text if possible.