Just to make this clear….I gave you June off from reading. You have July (until midnight on July 31) to read and post about Life of Pi or Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and you have August (midnight August 30) to read and post about Of Mice and Men. Sorry for any confusion. You

The two blogs for your summer reading are up and running. Remember, you only have to read Life of Pi OR Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. The instructions for your blog posts are contained in the main post for the thread. Your posts have to be approved by me after you submit them, so don’t […]

Life Of Pi is an award winning book with plenty of ideas and concepts for you to explore and can be, at times, a challenging read. Pay attention to major themes, symbolism, imagery and other figurative language, point of view, tone, etc. The idea is that this spot should be a conversation about your important and unique […]

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is a great book with plenty of ideas and concepts for you to explore. This book, more than any other we will read, experiments with the idea, the norm, of what a novel is. Pay attention to major themes, symbolism, imagery and other figurative language, point of view, tone, etc. The idea […]