5-5:10pm: How are you? Tell us about/narrate your day…
5:10-5:25pm: Review of last class… What we’re doing this semester.
5:25-5:35pm: Questions about the syllabus.
5:35-5:45pm: Freewritng. Not just how you begin an essay, or a reaction, or anything. Yes, you should always edit and organize your composition later, but there should always be a sense of FREEDOM, and a freeing feel to your writing. Writing is often taught from the riles of and calls for more structure, rather than expression. Even a critical essay, or “analytical” one, should be expressive. Expression should ALWAYS be free on the page. Thoughts? What has your experience been?
5:45-6pm: What’s an essay supposed to do, anyway?
6-6:15pm: When you hear “Composition”, what is the first thing you think?
6:15-6:35pm: Composition is a piece of writing, a submission that is composed, together, self-supported. A stand-alone piece, if you will. It should also be noted, that composition entails several parts, and a consistency of Art, expression, uniqueness and music..
Post your own definition of “Composition”, below
6:35-6:40pm: What is your style of Composition? Does it involve any Humor? Search for Happiness? Or, a strengthening of existing Happiness?
6:40-7pm: Close…. What’s on tonight’s page? What are you going to write in your journal?
Assignment: Write in your journal, OBSESSIVELY. And, more importantly, FREELY.
And….. please buy David Sedars’ book if you haven’t already.