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1 b class 10

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1 b class 10

  1. 1. Class 10 EWRT 1B
  2. 2. AGENDA O Presentation: Terms O In-class writing: O Global Revision Writing Workshop: Essay #2 O You must have three copies of your essay to remain in class today. O Author Lecture: Leslie Feinberg
  3. 3. Terms O Social Identity: Social groups that people belong to regarding race, gender, sex, class, age, s exual orientation, religion, ability, and national origin. O Voyeurism: when those with privilege find elements of entertainment in the lives of people that are different or less privileged than their own; the act of being an onlooker to another’s life that is less powerful without relating to it O Climax: the moment in a play, novel, short story, or narrative poem at which the crisis comes to its point of greatest intensity and is resolved. It is also the peak of emotional response from a reader or spectator, and it usually represents the turning point in the action. O Essay: a short literary composition on a particular theme or topic, usually in prose and generally thoughtful and interpretative. This type of writing is devoted to the presentation of the writer’s own ideas and generally addresses a particular aspect of the subject.
  4. 4. Peer Review – ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY: Passing You will respond to each essay on another sheet of paper or on the back of the essay you are reviewing. Make sure to put your name down as the reviewer.
  5. 5. Instructions: Read all three papers aloud BEFORE WRITING (this is to ensure that everyone has time to respond to each paper).  As you are reading along, quickly mark any obvious errors or typos in the text. Do not offer advice about how to fix the issues; just identify them for now.  After you have read all three, please answer the questions on the handout as completely as possible (on the back of the essay or on another sheet of paper).  Do not just give the paper and writer the stamp of approval, or a “yes” or “no” answer—you will be doing your partners a disservice. When you are done, return the essay and your comments to the writer.
  6. 6. Get into Groups of Three O Remember, read all three essays aloud first! O Answer all questions thoughtfully. O Do not edit the papers you are reading (no grammar or punctuation). O We will work about an hour and a half, so plan your time accordingly.
  7. 7. Leslie Feinberg O Leslie Feinberg came of age as a young butch lesbian in the factories and gay bars of Buffalo, N.Y. in the 1960s. Since that time, Feinberg has been a grass roots activist and a journalist. Ze is known in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movements in the U.S. and countries around the world. The lesbian magazine Curve named Feinberg one of the “15 Most Influential” in the battle for gay and lesbian rights.
  8. 8. Feinberg is an outspoken opponent of traditional Western concepts about how a “real man” or “real woman” should look and act. Feinberg supports the use of gender-neutral pronouns such as “ze” instead of he or she, and “hir” instead of him or her. Feinberg is well-known for forging a strong bond between the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities, and other oppressed minorities. “Everyone who is under the gun of reaction and economic violence is a potential ally,” Feinberg says. Stone Butch Blues (1993), Feinberg’s widely acclaimed first book, is a semi-autobiographical novel about a lesbian questioning her gender identity. It received an American Literary Association Award for Gay and Lesbian Literature and the Lambda Small Press Literary Award.
  9. 9. HOMEWORK O Reading: Stone Butch Blues O O O O (131-195) Post #14: Revise and post essay #2 Post #15: Choose a few lines from Stone Butch Blues and explain how and why they stood out to you. Be sure to post your quotation above your response Bring: One clean, revised copy of your draft Studying: Terms (Exam Class 13)

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