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October 12, 2012

The Best of All Possible Worlds in Voltaire's _Candide_


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Arouet, François-Marie (Voltaire) (1694-1778). Candide, or, Optimism. 1759. French. Novella.

HON 250 Students,

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October 10, 2012

Reading the Temperature of Bradbury's _Fahrenheit 451_


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Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. 1953. American. Novel.

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October 09, 2012

The Struggle with MLA-Formatting in MS-Word--Especially in Versions since 2003


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Classes,

I am dedicating this entry to known in-class and out-of-class issues with MS Word 2007, the version of Word most of you . . .

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This entry posted by lhobbs at 08:16 PM and is filed under Composition.

October 08, 2012

"Seeing" Hemingway's _Old Man_


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Hemingway, Ernest. The Old Man and the Sea. 1952. American. Novel.

ENG 311 Students,

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October 04, 2012

17th Century: Moliere's Tartuffe and the Age of Reason


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HON 250 Students,

This is the entry we'll be using for our 17th Century and Moliere discussions and homework assignments (do not post items due here elsewhere or you may not receive credit!). To complete course assignments, please follow the instructions you were given in class.

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See you in class,

Dr. Hobbs


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October 03, 2012

"Holden On" to J.D. Salinger's _Catcher in the Rye_


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Salinger, J. D. Catcher in the Rye.. 1951. American. Novel.

ENG 311 Students,

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October 01, 2012

Selling Arthur Miller's _Death of a Salesman_ to Humanities Literature College Students


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Miller, Arthur. Death of a Salesman.. 1949. American. Drama.

ENG 311 Students,

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