Similizing the Brain to a Garden, but one in like Washington State or something – Matt Travers

The brain sometimes is not full of delight A garden which sometimes struggles for sunlight. Where some days the sun shines on shimmering streams, and on others the dark consumes innocent dreams. Where petals of beautiful flowers oft fall Where life always lives, even when odds are small. You see sometimes our lives can be… Read more Similizing the Brain to a Garden, but one in like Washington State or something – Matt Travers

Kahoot Games

Beowulf: https://create.kahoot.it/share/beowulf-review/8c35d2db-2917-40a4-9130-488aed54d2fb Othello: https://create.kahoot.it/share/othello-review/eee94fc8-34e8-4b1d-8d37-b924cbde87f6 Paradise Lost: https://create.kahoot.it/share/paradise-lost-review/d4fab014-d991-48dc-82b4-9c186465538b While looking through the unessays others created for their second project, I really liked the format used to create a Kahoot about Faerie Queene. For a fourth and final project, I decided that I wanted to create similar games, focusing on a text from each of the time… Read more Kahoot Games

A Commonplace Book (Analyzing Gender Roles through Literature)

Commonplace books were popular ways to compile knowledge from the renaissance to the 19th century. Things like poems, recipes, and important quotes to remember were written down in these books along with a description or notes on the topic. People would store quotations, definitions, and include personal observations along with them. Professor Helms gave me… Read more A Commonplace Book (Analyzing Gender Roles through Literature)

Since the Beginning…

Jocks, popular, orch-dorks, nerds, band geeks, etc. are all stereotypical groups to which we associate with high school and stereotypical high school movies. The apparent necessity to create this social hierarchy dominates the world we live in and the world we know, starting at a young age. This hierarchy I speak of can even be… Read more Since the Beginning…

Garden to Garden

Similarities Knowledge and the Sun “And higher then that Wall a circling row Of goodliest Trees loaden with fairest Fruit, Blossoms and Fruits at once of golden hue Appeerd, with gay enameld colours mixt: On which the Sun more glad impress’d his beams   (Book 4, lines 146-150).”  ——— “The brain a garden seems, full of delight, Whereon the sun of knowledge shineth bright  (lines 1-2).”  Both Milton and Cavendish touch… Read more Garden to Garden

Paradise Lost Jeopardy Game

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/13DMYyPOSwuAcrGdW9NtTcQO86NxYNJY5JrfCAZu8mCs/edit?usp=sharing For my third unessay, I chose to create a Jeopardy-style review game that could be used in the classroom. The game is based on Paradise Lost, focusing on four main categories of characters, themes and symbols, history and Milton, and quotes. Each category has leveled questions, with each being worth a different amount of “money”.… Read more Paradise Lost Jeopardy Game