Writing Strategies session #3: Friday, May 7th, 2010

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  1. Writing: answer questions about chapter 1.
  2. Answer questions about chapter 2.
  3. Answer questions about chapter 3.

Homework:

  1. Read the dedication, and answer these questions:
    1. How old is “too old for fairy tales”?
    2. How old is “old enough to start reading fairy tales again”?
    3. Who was Lucy Barfield?
  2. What is a fairy-tale? How is it different from other genres, e.g. fantasy, myth, legend? Write three paragraphs. Write your paper using the “Student Paper” format I showed you last time (see last time’s handout). It can be typed or hand-written, and should be double-spaced.
    1. give examples of well-known fairy-tales, including fairy-tales you read (or had read to you) as a child,
    2. give examples of typical fairy-tale characters and themes,
    3. and compare fairy-tales with other genres, such as traditional stories. For example, are Japanese traditional stories 昔話 fairy-tales? Why, or why not?
  3. Visit the C.S. Lewis Resource page, click on the different links, listen to C.S. Lewis’ voice, leave a comment.
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14 thoughts on “Writing Strategies session #3: Friday, May 7th, 2010”

  1. I read the page about C.S. Lewis and listened to his statement.
    It was difficult for me to understand his oppinion completely, but I was really imprssed.

  2. I read this blog and checked the page of C.S.Lewis. I was very interested in his back ground. Then I’m looking forward to reading The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

  3. I read resource pages and know about C.S Lewis.
    I understood the background of him.
    I was more interested in his fairytale.

  4. I read C.S.Lewis’s page.
    I don’t know C.S.Lewis is a versatile person.
    So, I’m very surprised!

  5. I had a few knowledge about Christian history until now.
    And I know it is a very important thing when I learn English.

  6. I read C.S. Lewis resources and I could understand the background of C.S. Lewis.
    I listened to his voice and read transcription.It is a little difficult for me, but I knew his opinion and Christ’s history.

  7. I read this, I knew Christan’s history.
    I think that Christan’s history is deep history.
    C.S Lewis is wonderful person.

  8. I don’t know how to submit comment on new blog…..or we have to submit on this blog?

    I could understand the backgroud to read the book!
    They were very interesting!!

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