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11th Honors & CP

Journal Entry:

The Terror of History: The Witch Hunt in Early Modern Europe, UCLA (1 1/2 pp. minimum)

Prompts:

1. Summarize what you feel are the main points from Prof. Ruiz's lecture on the witch hunts (1 pg.)

2. Using his key ideas, make connections to current-day society implementing your learning, experiences, and/or observations (1/2 pg.)


AP Literature

Literature Response Journal #2:

Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis” (2 pages.)

a.      What is the main point and/or points that Kafka is making with this piece of literature? What is the social commentary he is providing and do you think that it is warranted/justified?

b.      What parts of the short story do you find most prominent in helping you to understand his social commentary? Provide some general analysis.

c.      Indicate some connections you notice with Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave.”


11th Grade Honors and CP

Journal Entry #1


Culture: The Way I See It (1 1/2 - 2 pp.)


Please respond to the following prompts:


  1. Define, in your own words, the importance of culture.
  2. Where does culture come from?
  3. What does culture control?
  4. What is not under culture's control?
  5. How would you describe 'American Culture' and cite evidence that allows you to make this claim(s).

I will stamp this journal entry at the beginning of class tomorrow. Peace!



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