Today I had a lot of explaining to do. Shakespeare has hidden little dirty jokes or off-color phrases in his text, and then students find them like troubling Easter Eggs during in-class readings aloud. Today we read through one landmine of a section during which I had to explain the use of “bastard”, followed byContinue reading “Let Me Explain…”
Someone shared this on a Facebook page for writers and I thought it was just the perfect inspiration for a Monday morning.
“‘An’ they chased him ‘n’ never could catch him ’cause they didn’t know what he looked like, an’ Atticus, when they finally saw him, why he hadn’t done any of those things….Atticus…he was real nice…’ His hands were under my chin, pulling up the cover, tucking it around me. ‘Most people are, Scout, when youContinue reading “Oh Friends…”