Intro to Library Resources ( E & F today; A block, yesterday)

after brief discussion and decision* with partner, individually write first ten lines of the Rumi poem,   (* about which “Exodus” character as speaker)

read lines to partner

watch PBS news story, which shows us who we are as humans

outline three main differences in how “Exodus” shows us who we are, as compared to the news story  (n.b. this exercise asks HOW, rather than WHAT–in other words, HOW does this short story reveal aspects of human nature, rather than WHAT does it show us about us as humans)

if time allows, start reading the two homework short stories; finish reading them for next class, and choose which one you want to spend more time with.