Posted in May 2012

one last post

It was a privilege having all of you in the class. Some of you are going onto to life post-Colby, and we all will miss you. To those of you remaining, I look forward to seeing you this fall. On a more bureaucratic note, I’m not counting new submissions her towards your grade. Enjoy the … Continue reading

Thoughts about it-narratives, theme, and contemporary cinema

*Make up post* In an it-narrative an object circulates from character to character, group to group, connecting numerous unrelated episodes into one continuous narrative. For the last three classes we’ve been discussing Pompey the Little, a novel whose “it” is, unconventionally, a living dog. As expected, Pompey circulates from character to character, class to class … Continue reading