October Week 4

This week we will be reading Edgar Alan Poe’s, “Fall of the House of Usher”. Please bring the text to class. Here is the prezihttp://prezi.com/2jjs-taru1sl/the-fall-of-the-house-of-usher/

This is a British Library lecture on the notion of “The Gothic” in literature https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gNohDegnaOQ#t=244

We will also talk about the first half of “A Brave New World” and hopefully get everyone on the same page as far as their understanding of the book is concerned. You will be asked to complete the following anticipation guide regarding the themes of the text and hand it in by the last day of class.

http://novelinks.org/uploads/Novels/BraveNewWorld/Anticipation%20Guide%20Handout.pdfInfographic http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/huxley-vs-orwell-in-graphic-form

Here are youtube links exploring some of the themes in the text

Eugenics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWur8Rbc3hc

A prophetic speech from Huxley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4C6xkjMqdg

Social Engineering https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNkG_PaMSvE

Social Conditioning https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6LEcM0E0io

COMM 7 This week we will attempt to understand various approaches to fallacious arguments based on errors in reasoning.

1. http://prezi.com/m7reuuqqpqun/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy
2. http://prezi.com/vrccluzei6iy/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy
3. Debate http://prezi.com/0szmzfinqiol/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy&rc=ex0share

A youtube playlist covering several of the major fallacies http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJp4bZhhYfw&list=PL48296651F7CF74CB

ENG 10 Journal writing this week will be geared towards flash fiction horror stories. See below for examples and prezis.

Argumentative Essay Playlist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tAmgEa1B1vI&index=2&list=PLDF3C877967DFDEC6

http://prezi.com/eiae_jehugj2/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

How to http://prezi.com/cigvktrhautp/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy

http://www.boredpanda.com/creepy-monsters-sticky-note-drawings-john-kenn-mortensen/

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