Wrapping up discussion of print

Wrapping up discussion of print

  • clarify the timeline
  • set the stage for changes in C19

Starting Prompt

In the three readings from the nineteenth century, what is the best argument made against the novel and why?

Discussion of Unessays

  • Provide samples from previous classes
  • take questions


Back Pocket Exercise

  • Read “I Have Forgotten How to Read”
  • how does this line up with your experiences? Has sustained, focused reading become harder given the ease and pervasiveness of technological distractions?
  • If, say, novel reading has become more difficult–does it matter? So what if a specific genre disappears?