Now that I have completed all coursework for this class, I can now reflect! I especially enjoyed the openness and how creative we were able to get with our projects. I also liked how the professor gave us the option of either doing an essay or un-essay, which most of my teachers do not. I… Read more Course reflection and 3rd major project thoughts!
Love Suicide at Amijima, jeopardy version
Maddie Bentzlin — 3rd Major Project — 22 November 2020 For my third major project, I have decided to once again create a jeopardy board. I choose jeopardy for my first project but wanted to try it again to improve my style of jeopardy but with a different story. I also chose to connect jeopardy… Read more Love Suicide at Amijima, jeopardy version
Chikamatsu, and love suicide.
While reading The Love Suicide at Amijima, I couldn’t stop once I started. It was such a different read, and very dramatic. Although it was not my favorite type of story, I could see why readers might like this plot. The suspense, drama, fights, and interactions between characters really bring out the visuals in one’s… Read more Chikamatsu, and love suicide.
3rd project thoughts, now were getting interesting
As one of my final posts and as 3rd projects are being submitted here and there, I would like to reflect on a few of them and display my thoughts about them. My third project is being completed still, but I hope for my 3rd project to be the most fascinating of all now that… Read more 3rd project thoughts, now were getting interesting
Beauty in Nature… Shakuntala
Representation of Nature in Shakuntala – Unessay In Kalidasa’s story Shakuntala, the king, and Shakuntala herself fall in love to make the readers feel a mixture of emotions. These emotions also may come from the combination of themes throughout that may connect to the readers’ lives and personal stories. Some themes being love, beauty, nature,… Read more Beauty in Nature… Shakuntala
Shakuntala – Reflection and reaction
Adding to my weekly questions, I am discussing Shakuntala and the King’s feelings for each other, possibly unknown and hidden. As I read further into act 1, I saw that the girls and Shakuntala realized that Dusyanta was actually the king, and they were shocked by that. Shakuntala suddenly being aware of her reaction and… Read more Shakuntala – Reflection and reaction
Shakuntala – Weekly Q’s
(Prologue and Act 1) – I first off thought it was interesting to read the prologue that introduces the play that we are about to hear. It’s almost like we are looking from the outside to the director and actress’s conversation that starts off the reading. While reading through act 1, the vibe the described… Read more Shakuntala – Weekly Q’s
Weekly Reflection 10/12
I wanted to reflect on mainly the dew breaker but also our first projects. Starting off with the topic of projects, I enjoyed completing mine. Although I still need many edits and improvements, the overall topic and completion I enjoyed. Whenever given an option of whether I can do an essay or unessay, I always… Read more Weekly Reflection 10/12
The Dew Breaker / Weekly Q’s:
This book so far is so intriguing and surprises pop out of nowhere. I feel like everything so far has a meaning, such as Ka’s past and her name. Or her father’s and mother’s past and the hidden secrets beneath it. The beginning of the book is almost eerie, giving away that Ka’s father is… Read more The Dew Breaker / Weekly Q’s:
Themes in Equiano / First Major Project
Madisen Bentzlin / Themes in Equiano – Jeopardy Game For my visual (displayed in picture form on page three), I decided to choose to do a small jeopardy game including themes in The Life of Olaudah Equiano. On the visual, there are clues being quotes from the reading that the audience or reader would have to… Read more Themes in Equiano / First Major Project