Monthly Archives: November 2010

Text Review: Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

I finished reading Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte just this morning. It is a core text for the elective Romanticism (Extension English 1). I have strong mixed reactions to this text. Initially, I liked the text, because of the narrative-within-a-narrative…

How to Dump Bad Students

(I know it sounds harsh. But please read the title as frank and funny, and not offensive in any way.) This year, I dumped, fired, axed, let go and so forth of 2 bad (or perhaps the better word is…

What mystery pervades…Susan?

Well, I’m tutoring Emily Dickinson for AOS: Belonging this 2011 HSC year! I did it before in 2009, so its refreshing to NOT do Skrzynecki. But I came across something really surprising yesterday. My student said that the poem, What…