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About melissamcleod

I'm a Senior Lecturer in English at Georgia State University.

No class tomorrow

Remember that we don’t have regular class tomorrow. Use the time to write and research for your bibliography and research papers. I’ll be available in my office (25 Park Place, #2319) around 11:45 to chat if you need help. Remember also … Continue reading

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Activities and Readings for Tuesday, 3/31

Theory summaries are due. Read Brick Lane through Chapter 6 and write your blog post on this reading. Read the scholarly article on Macbeth. Write the citation in correct MLA format. Identify the thesis and the main supporting points. Then jot down … Continue reading

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Class on March 12

Remember that, as the syllabus calendar states, we don’t have regular class on Thursday, March 12. You may use that time to work on your theory summary (see assignment sheet under course documents) or to come see me in my … Continue reading

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Attn: English majors

If you’re graduating Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 in the Literary Studies concentration, you can get your Senior Seminar out of the way this summer. (ENGL 4300 CRN 53796, MW 8am-10:30) This course is rarely offered during summer semesters. Contact Heather Russel (heather.gsu.edu) for … Continue reading

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Reading and blog assignment for Thursday, Feb. 26

Read Ch. 9 in Parker, and read the Mukherjee short story. If you weren’t in class on Tuesday, you can get your copy of the story on this blog under “Course Documents.”

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Assignment for Tuesday, Feb. 24

Read the Feminism chapter in Parker and the story “The Prophet’s Hair” (if you weren’t in class to get the hardcopy, you can find it under Announcements.) You may blog on either text. You might find that you’d like to … Continue reading

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CLASS CANCELED TODAY 2/10/14

I have the flu. 😦 So you have an extra day to work on your papers. Bring them to class on Thursday. We’ll cover “The Red Convertible” on Thursday. We’ll also begin the chapter on psychoanalysis in the Parker text, … Continue reading

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