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Autobiography Challenge

Considering Conclusions         

Considering Introductions

Four Meanings of Life

Godot and the Great Pumpkin

CHOOSING A MAJOR:

    A Major is More Minor   Than You Think

 Thoughts About Picking a      Major

Quick Points

Quick Points About Writing

Reading Poetry and Cloud Watching

Revising Revision

Reviving Experience

Reviving Symbolism

Using an Audience

What Makes a Story True

What's the Subject of a Class?

Why Write? Legos, Power, and Control

Writing and the Goldilocks Dilemma

Writing Yourself Into Being:  The Online Textbook to Come

CREATIVE NON-FICTION (Essays not directly related to education or writing)

The Blessing and the Blues

The Hair Connection

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Quotes and Phrases

If you move, somewhere will come.  Toby Fulwiler, "Trusting Highways"

Romance is a banana peel waiting to happen. (mine)

All art, once tossed to the critics, is dogmeat. (mine)

Look closely.  Those who wrap themselves in the flag are sometimes more dangerous for the ideals of freedom than are those who burn the flag.   (mine)

 

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 Pedagogy, Philosophy, and Nonsense Home 

Essays and Links

Autobiography Challenge       Considering Conclusions   and   Considering Introductions     Four Meanings of Life     Godot and the Great Pumpkin

CHOOSING A MAJOR: A Major is More Minor Than You Think  

Thoughts About Picking a Major

Quick Points   Quick Points About Writing  Reading Poetry and Cloud Watching

Revising Revision,     Reviving Experience     Reviving Symbolism

Using an Audience    What Makes a Story True    What's the Subject of a Class?     Why Write? Legos, Power, and Control     Writing and the Goldilocks Dilemma

Writing Yourself Into Being:  The Online Textbook to Come

CREATIVE NON-FICTION (Essays not directly related to education or writing)

The Blessing and the Blues     The Hair Connection

My Other Related Sites:

Showing Class: Writing by Current and Former Students

Poems, Essays, Drafts, and Scraps

Links to Other Sites