Quote of the Day:
“Your eloquence should be the servant of the ideas in your head. Your rule might be this: If a sentence, no matter how excellent, does not illuminate your subject in some new and useful way, scratch it out.”
— Kurt Vonnegut
Word of the Day:
nebulous - adj.
: of, relating to, or resembling a nebula
: indistinct, vague
STARTER: Please reread your essay and choose the sentence you are most proud of. Write that sentence in your Reflection Journal with a brief explanation of why you are proud of it. Is it beautifully worded? Does it support your thesis? Is it an idea you feel is particularly strong?
Now, consider Mr. Vonnegut's advice from today's quote. Using it as a litmus test, would you need to scratch that sentence out?
Each essay should have a central thesis, two quotes from "Solitude", and one paragraph on illustrated annotations
The more difficult stuff:
NO TECH CHALLENGE:
We've been talking for a while. Let's see if we can put word to deed.