During the 2016-2017 school year, my classes include English sections for sophomores, juniors and seniors.
All classes meet in room 209.
My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org, and my phone extension is 209.
"It was about not giving up, about perseverance, about not panicking, about having a backup plan if the original isn't working, about believing in yourself and your ability and one another. ... The roots of the comeback were embedded in another of our parents' mantras: that you lay the groundwork for success in ways you often can't see, simply by persevering." Kevin Cullen, The Boston Globe, Feb. 7/2017 on the Super Bowl victory by the Patriots
"The world is always struggling to express itself. Most people are not capable of voicing their feelings. They depend upon others. That is what genius is for. One man expresses ... desires for them in music; another one in poetry; another one in a play" (Dreiser, Sister Carrie 385).
"... [A]t its heart, the voyage of Odysseus represents an intellectual adventure. For all the gods and monsters he encounters, his is a pilgrimage toward an understanding of humanity" (Herzog, Turn Left at the Trojan Horse 9).
“ … Words are, as a rule, the shallowest portion of the argument. They dimly represent the great surging feelings and desires which lie behind” (Dreiser, Sister Carrie).
"You're a true teacher because you teach me to think about everybody..." (Gwinn, The Queen of Palmyra 58).
"When the heart has will, the hands can soon find means to execute a good action" (Rowson, Charlotte Temple 21).
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