Author Archives: Alexa Wejko

10/21: Pre-draft thinking

Post one quotation from each of your source materials (The Selfish Gene and one of your choice). One quotation should either challenge or lead to a deeper understanding of the other–analyze the connection in 3-5 sentences.

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10/9: Passive Voice

Find TWO examples of the passive voice in a non-fiction piece. Rewrite each sentence in the active voice. Please include both the original sentence and the revision.    

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9/23 & 9/25: Thesis & Image

Due: 9/23, 8 AM.  Post a link to an image that you think adds to an understanding of your thesis. For example, say my thesis claimed The adoption of a third gender in the U.S. would reinforce, not weaken, what Morris … Continue reading

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9/16: Aher, A Journey of Pain and Beauty

Discuss one way in which this article (interview, rather) either complicates or adds to your understanding of one of our other readings. (Think of it like you’re using it as a source in a paper!)

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9/9: Morris, All Made Up

Discuss how you think the title “All Made Up” relates to what Harvey calls the “subject and focus” of the article.

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9/4: Alice Dreger, TEDXTALK

Pick one key passage from Alice Dreger’s Ted Talk and explain how this passage led you to a deeper understanding of her thesis. Remember to cite quotations (Author Page Number).

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9/2: Learning Through Writing

Please post your 100 word responses here! Discussion: Pick one concept, idea, or strategy from Learning Through Writing that you think will improve your writing this semester. Explain why. Also, choose one term you are unfamiliar with and thoroughly define it.

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