Wednesday, August 21, 2013

August 21*

JOURNAL TOPIC: [today's tunes: "Celluloid Heroes" by The Kinks, "Roland the Headless Thompson Gunner" by Warren Zevon, and --depending on time-- "Heroes" by David Bowie]

What does it mean to be a hero? How are heroes depicted in modern movies and literature? How do you think these portrayals are different from classic and ancient ideas of heroes?

1. Journal
2. Vocabulary #1
3. Résumés
4. Non-fiction roundtable: ID topic/s for closer study

1. Reminder: please post Vocabulary #1 definitions and context (sentences, paragraph, short story etc.) to your blog
2. Update your résumé and bring to class tomorrow
3. Find an an interesting text (article, book/chapter, documentary) on the topic related to obesity, fast food, nutrition and/or health; embed or post a link on your blog with a brief synopsis (title: THIS IS PHAT!)

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