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The merry month of May

The only month that a teacher likes better than May is June. I am grading papers and blogs like crazy. For example, my senior English students are turning in papers on four significant Victorian works – Dracula by Bram Stoker, Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Salomé by Oscar Wilde, and Origin of Species by Charles Darwin – while blogging on one modern novel of their choice among Therésé Desqueyroux by Mauriac, The Buddha of Suburbia of Haneif Kureishi, Miguel Street by V.S. Naipaul, Siddhartha by Herman Hesse, Grendel by John Gardner,… Read more The merry month of May