Don’t discredit what other people say, even if you want to express disagree.
It’s important not to talk especially if talking comes easy for you. Listening is hard but important.
Share the tim […]
Your blog response should consider both style and form in these two authors’ writings. How do each other’s approach the segmented essay form? Consider what kind of voice you see each writer using and the role […]
Author(s). “Title of Article.” Title of Periodical Day Month Year: pages. Medium of publication.
Brubaker, Bill. “New Health Center Targets County’s Uninsured Patients.” Washington Post 24 Ma […]
Use Root’s description of a segmented essay to discuss the structure of either Shields’ or Dillard’s essay. When discussing Reg Saner’s essay, Root highlights that the essay moves between “exposition and argument […]
Karen Lepri wrote a new post, Blog Prompt for Cohen and Poundstone due Tuesday at 6PM, on the site ENG110: Creativity 2 years, 7 months ago
Discuss what you learn from Poundstone’s report on the way job interviewing processes have changed recently. Based on what we have studied so far about creativity, how does Poundstone’s report fit or not fit into the way we’ve been thinking about creative process?
In considering Cohen, be sure to address the ways she distinguishes intelligence from creativity. What different definition of creativity does her article offer? What does this article do to change the way we think about creativity?
Make connections between these two articles and the Bronson essay we read last week.
Pose two specific and debatable questions for our discussion.
1. Discuss Shekerjian’s theory of creativity as expressed in the text. Provide evidence to support your claim.
2. Discuss one example that he provides to support his theory of creativity, also citing.
3. C […]
After reading the two sample student comparative essays, discuss what you see as the strengths and weaknesses of each essay paying particular attention to:
Evidence paragraph form and […]
“I always called myself Sun Ra”and ” The Aim of my Compositions” are two article talks about how the people,music and musician do with each other. I have notice the structure of “The Aim of My Compositions” which i […]
Thank you for your post this week, its always nice having the blog post up in order to get the view points of others. I liked that you were going into the structure of the readings this week. I agree when you mentioned “I can know Sun Ra is a person who like challenge himself and I think the creation is the result of being curious and facing the difficulties”. I also thought that, that he challenges himself in order to create other pieces of music in order to teach in order to keep the world from being ignorant, like Sun Ra mentioned on the sixth chapter of “The Aim of My Composition”. I learned new things while reading your post, about the structure. I wasn’t even thinking about it, you did a good job.
Respond to what interests you about this piece in terms of form and meaning, its “how” and its “what.” How is what he’s saying effected by the way he writes it? Also, what connections can you make to the dreams unit or other theories of creativity we’ve looked at thus far? Finally, you could include a link to a video of a Sun Ra performance that you think we should watch in class and explain why. Pose two debatable questions.
What is Van de Castle’s argument throughout pages 10-28? Explain it in your own words and quote one key sentence or two that supports your explanation, using MLA citation style. Make a connection between his argument and that from another text we have read. Pose two debatable questions that ask for more than just our opinions.
Commenters: Respond by quoting the discussant/blogger. Consider making connections to the dreams you’ve recently logged in your dream journals.
MLA Works Cited for this week:
Van de Castle, Robert. Our Dreaming Mind. New York: Ballantine Books, 1995.
Compare/contrast the two texts, the poem “Kubla Khan” and Freud’s essay. What are the dream like qualities of the poem and how does this compare to what Freud says about the role of daydreaming for the poet? […]
Blog Discussion: Mark Blechner makes a number of important arguments in his essay, “Oneiric Darwinism.” What are they?
Choose ONE argument that he makes.
Introduce/explain it in your own words
Quote where y […]
Karen Lepri wrote a new post, Marisol Martinez’s After You Dearest Language Blog Prompt, on the site ENG110: Creativity 2 years, 8 months ago
Blog posts due Sunday by 6PM, comments by 11:30PM.
After reading Marisol Martinez’s After you dearest, language respond to the following prompts:
What images and/or types of images do you see repeating t […]
Karen Lepri wrote a new post, Conferences this Monday & Wednesday! No official class., on the site ENG110: Creativity 2 years, 8 months ago
Karen Lepri wrote a new post, Cage’s “Lecture on Nothing”: Blog Posts due 9/16 by 6pm and Commentors by 12am, on the site ENG110: Creativity 2 years, 9 months ago
Great job, first bloggers! Let’s keep the b(log) rolling!
Choose one prompt to which to respond:
1. Discuss the concept of “meta” as it appears Cage’s “Lecture on Nothing” citing specific “meta” lines using MLA f […]
Play devil’s advocate at times.
Everyone share their opions.
If you’re ready to say something just say it.
Pay attention to what other people are saying–see if you can add on. Really listen […]
Both texts reflect on and describe a creative process, but one that is difficult, full of failure, trial and error.
In Atwood’s essay, she discusses why it is difficult to write about writing and she breaks her […]
Karen Lepri wrote a new post, Your Rules for Your Class (in addition to Cage’s)!, on the site ENG110: Creativity 2 years, 9 months ago
As reported from your group “scribes”:
No one should be afraid to express their creativity because everyone finds their creativity in a different way.
Do not be afraid to ask your peers and teachers […]
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