Research and Resources Discussion

Considering the scope of this course and how we all tend to lean heavily on Internet Resources, I would like to encourage all of you to attend this presentation. I will be there and anyone who comes can sign in with me for bonus points.



TR ENGL 101.02 – Peer RE-scheduled

If you are in my MWF ENGL 101.01 you can ignore this. If you are in my TR ENGL 101.02 class that meets at 8:00 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays please note that your Peer Review of Essay 1 will now take place on Thursday, Feb. 1 when we meet.

Your Rough Drafts will still be due to me on Moodle by Friday, Feb. 2 before 11:59 PM.

Essay 1 – Peer Review


For this essay, Essay 1 – Superhero Narrative, you want to look closely at the following:

  1. Is there a good “hook” that draws you in to the story in the first posting (Blog Post 1)?

  2. Is there a well told story here? Is it complete with beginning, middle, and end?

  3. Is there enough vivid imagery and material to pull you in, engage your interest, and make you feel like you can visually see and feel the things they describe?

  4. Is there a clear significance conveyed to the reader (you)?

– Check also for grammar and other proofing errors as well.

– Provide any constructive feedback you may wish to impart.

Narrative Significance: “With Great Power comes Great Responsibility”

Here is excerpts from Amazing Fantasy #15, the origin story of Spiderman and why he fights crime.

We come upon the story after Peter Parker has been bitten by a radioactive spider and gotten his powers. He decides its a good idea to cash in, make some money off these abilities.

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Moral lesson that Peter Parker learns:

“in this world, with great power there must also come — great responsibility!”

Here is an example of a story’s significance being communicated both as a personal lesson but also a moral lesson as well.