Working with A Better Pencil
- Please locate two passages in Baron’s text—one that you find especially insightful or eloquent, and another where he seems to you to be straining to make a point or articulate an idea. Be ready to take us to these passages at opportune moments in our conversation.
- Reread the comments on your x1 post. Identify a moment in one that raises an issue that you’d like us to discuss.
x2: Responding to Standage
- Identify a brief prose passage from one of the x1 posts that you admire.
- Identify a use of another medium in one of the posts that you feel adds strongly to its argument. See if you can name this use.
Tsakiri-Scanatovits, Marie-Margaux . 2010. My Mother’s Coat.
- Tues, 2/25, 4:00 pm: Read Standage. Post x2 to this site.
- Thurs, 2/27, 4:00 pm: Read x2s. Post comments.
- Thurs, 2/27, 4:00 pm: Tweet to #685dw.
- Tues,, 3/04, 4:00 pm: Read Davidson. Post x3 to this site.