1. How do I catch up in a class I am falling behind in?
At approximately 5:30 p.m. Simon’s Rock Time (5:45ish), Aimée Michel hurried down the second floor Daniel Arts Center hallway. As a professor of theatre here at Simon’s Rock, Aimée is always headed somewhere. We had arranged to meet to talk about a one-act I had been working on and then interview for her profile. Expecting a short meeting, we’d scheduled for about an hour. Needless to say, after exceeding our original time by almost a half-hour we agreed to continue the interview the following day.
Now that Valentine’s Day itself has come and gone, the second (and final) installment to the Valentine’s playlist marks an end to the season. The playlist can be heard here.
In December, 2019-nCov broke out in China, the second-largest economy of the world. Now, it’s affecting people everywhere.
Playwrighting is a mod which combines both the “Art of” and “Workshop” types of SR literature courses. Every week you read a play, exercise, and follow a prompt to write a scene outside of class. In class, you analyze the readings, read the scenes aloud, and give critiques.
“people who don't wallow self-indulgently in their own unreasonably heightened emotions are missing out on a lot of fun” - telephone_junkie, Sep 02 2012
What is coronavirus? How serious is it? Something you may want to know about.
In My Backyard (with Ghosts)
Sometimes the grass rustles like you think it would. There’s a turn in the wind and the blades follow. They quiver, they faint, they rise again. It’s like this for days, and you watch. You want to predict the way they will sway and you do. Your attention has given you the gift of almost always right. Almost.
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Art of Fiction: The Novel is a foil to Art of Fiction: Short Story. As is standard with any “Art of” course, readings are conducted outside of class then discussed in class. The novel is a long work of fiction, or so we think. Brendan’s main goal with this class is to challenge the classifications of the novel genre and then explore how said classification can be molded. This course's reading list includes serially published works, classics, one graphic novel, and an experimental work or two. In addition to exploration of the genre, Brendan also teaches the history of it.