In Immunity, her use of war metaphors alludes to the book’s focus, vaccines and the battle of whether or not to vaccinate her young boy. One metaphor she uses quite frequently is that of war, how it can be a constant battle. Biss’s use of war metaphors in her book advances her concerns and anti-vaccinator […]
Please note: We will discuss your drafts of the Citizen response in class on Tuesday Oct 24. We will then work on the response to On Immunity.
The Assignments table is updated with the reading. There is a forum in the Student Forum where you should upload or paste in your response for Tuesday. See you in class!
“The White Flight of Derek Black”
In the Forum, under Reading Discussion, post your rule, which you should have prepared before 9/14. In order to post in the Forum, you must click on the link in the sidebar which says “Register.” Once you have registered, you will be able to post. Type your post directly into the website for this assignment […]
Welcome! This class meets T-Th at 9:30am in Hoover 004B. COURSE DESCRIPTION In this introductory course, we will read a variety of literature from the classic Orwell novel 1984 by George Orwell, about a dystopic version of America under the dictatorial rule of Big Brother, to the poetry of MacArthur fellow Claudia Rankine, about race […]