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3 Approaches to Teaching McCarthy’s The Road

A while back, I blogged about teaching genre and convention in an introductory literature course geared towards the non-major. As I mentioned, I like using the post-apocalyptic narrative to teach genre and convention because students are familiar with this kind

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Teaching Genre and Convention using the Post-Apocalyptic Narrative

I recently finished teaching an 8-week, introductory fiction and intensive writing class–a course I’ve taught six times as the instructor of record, including three times during the regular semester. The course aims to teach non-majors how to read and discuss

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