Readings: Hemingway: pgs. 1719-1721 and “Big Two-Hearted River: parts 1&2”; Porter: pgs. 1733-1740: “The Jilting…”; Lowell: “Waking in the Blue,” “Skunk Hour”
2. Complete a Response AND Reaction Posting to Hemingway, Porter, and Lowell
Discussion posting on Hemingway: In your 2-3 paragraph posting, please analyze Nick Adams.
Discussion posting on Porter: In your 2-3 paragraph posting, please discuss the idea that Granny felt jilted a second time at death. Also, discuss whether or not you think she ever completely overcame her bitterness at being jilted the first time.
Discussion posting on Lowell: In your 2-3 paragraph posting, choose one of the poems you read and analyze an aspect of it. Don’t summarize—analyze!