Modern British Literature
Class Discussion

"It was not a vulgar and treacherous massacre; it was a lesson, a retribution--a demonstration
of some obscure and awful attribute of our nature which, I am afraid,
is not so very far under the surface as we like to think" (239-40).

Joseph Conrad's Lord Jim (1899-1900)

: read text & P.O.F.s; review; prepare ideas

Speak: share your thoughts, supported by textual examples

Write: practice active listening--take notes and create marginalia

Respond: argue, ask questions, and propose alternatives to others' ideas





"The Scream" (1893)
Edvard Munch


Dr. Paul Marchbanks