To-Do List

August 22, 2015 § Leave a comment

I thought I’d go on a mini-vacation today and give you my to-do list for the upcoming week.

To Do List: 23 August 2013

1. Review the second half of Barry’s Theory before ‘Theory’- Liberal Humanism and Eagleton, Literature and the Rise of English in Walder (1)
2. Read Hamlet (5) [due 5th Sep]*****
2.1 Read Introduction to Hamlet (5)**
2.2 Read online sources pg 20 of guide (2)
2.3 Watch a film version of the play (3)
2.4 Activities pp.22-8 (16)*****

3. Read Barry Chapter 6 (4)*****
4. Read Montgomery Units 7 and 23 (4)*****
5. Read Walder Language and Gender (4)*****
6. Play
6.1 Read Samuel Beckett’s play (1)***
6.2 Read Taylor, Stage Writing (5)***
6.3 Watch a film version. Find out if there is a live stage performance in English and book tickets. (1)
6.4 Exercises (15) [by 5th Sep]**

7. Anderson, Writing Fiction. Cluster writing and free write (1/3) [until 26th Aug]**
7.1 150 words dichotomy or different co-ordinates (1/4)***
7.2 Morning pages (1/2) [until at least 11 September]**
7.3 300 words about books that were important to me and why. 5 min. on my favourite poem (1/3)***
7.4 5-10 min. reading a newspaper or magazine, for unlikely material. Radio, to a talk station and see if any topic or phrase grabs my attention, is evocative or highly charged. (1/5)***
7.5. Haiku (1/2) [on 28th Aug and on 4th Sep]
7.6 A letter of 300 words from the character produced in Activity 2.2 (1/2)***

8. Next: Approaches to Text Chapter 1 [by 12th September]**

Stars indicate the degree of importance with 1 star being the least important and 5 stars being most important. Number in brackets indicate hours of duration for completion.

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