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beats. Check out Brigette's review of Jack Kerouac's On The Road here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/brigette-reviews-on-the-road/

beats. Check out Brigette's review of Jack Kerouac's On The Road here: http://chaptersandscenes.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/brigette-reviews-on-the-road/

This spotlight and interview features Mike Russell, author of Nothing Is Strange. Book Blurb: 20 mind-expanding short stories. Inspiring, liberating, otherworldly, magical, surreal, bizarre, funny,…

Spotlight/Interview: Mike Russell.

This spotlight and interview features Mike Russell, author of Nothing Is Strange. Book Blurb: 20 mind-expanding short stories. Inspiring, liberating, otherworldly, magical, surreal, bizarre, funny,…

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Jim Goldberg - Documentary photography with text.   "Poverty Sucks, but it brings us closer together."

Jim Goldberg - Documentary photography with text. "Poverty Sucks, but it brings us closer together."

So our next lesson involve talking about how to "study" a poem so that we really understand it at a level that is respectful of the time and energy the poet put into writing it.  We talked about how many poets (not all) try to capture their feelings or ideas in very few words--so sometimes we, as readers, need to work a little harder to uncover the meaning.  This is the chart I use with my students.

reading comprehension

So our next lesson involve talking about how to "study" a poem so that we really understand it at a level that is respectful of the time and energy the poet put into writing it. We talked about how many poets (not all) try to capture their feelings or ideas in very few words--so sometimes we, as readers, need to work a little harder to uncover the meaning. This is the chart I use with my students.

nefelibata. I love this word!!! (Portuguese I think?)

nefelibata. I love this word!!! (Portuguese I think?)

The museum of contemporary art Detroit (Michigan, USA) currently hosts the show ‘words fail me‘. A collection of works by (American) national and international artist that visually present ‘words’. It’s a show that, among other things, raises questions like ‘is playing around with words art-worthy?’ or ‘are words also interesting on a physical level?’. Mind you, I am not questioning art forms such as novels, poetry of song lyrics here; I a...

Words don’t come easily

The museum of contemporary art Detroit (Michigan, USA) currently hosts the show ‘words fail me‘. A collection of works by (American) national and international artist that visually present ‘words’. It’s a show that, among other things, raises questions like ‘is playing around with words art-worthy?’ or ‘are words also interesting on a physical level?’. Mind you, I am not questioning art forms such as novels, poetry of song lyrics here; I a...

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