Monthly Archives: September 2012

Learning Unit 4

In both Uncle Tom’s CabinĀ and Life in the Iron Mills, the narrators often seem to talk to the readers as they narrate. They often comment on what they’re describing and talk to the reader about what they’re describing as if … Continue reading

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What does it mean to live during times of war? Draft

For writers living during the Civil War, their work was often directly inspired by the war itself. Such work often showed how the war affected the writers themselves, and how they were or weren’t able to cope with it. What … Continue reading

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Learning Unit 2

Image: Soldiers at rest after drill, Petersburg, Va. 1. In the photograph, a large group of soldiers are sitting in the grass. Some are playing cards or just laying down, while others are reading a newspaper or letters from home. … Continue reading

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Learning Unit 1

1.a. In the poem “Another Yankee Doodle”, the beginning passage “Yankee Doodle had a mind / To whip the Southern traitors, / Because they didn’t choose to live / On codfish and potatoes,” stands out to me because of how … Continue reading

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