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Subject: Re: Question

From: Andrea Martine (martinea@basd.k12.pa.us)
Date: Thu Mar 30 2000 - 17:37:23 EST


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Cindy,
     You must read Jazz by Morrison. I think that you will enjoy it.
Andrea
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> From: "Cindy O'Donnell-Allen" <cindyoa@lamar.colostate.edu>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <Teacher-TalkNovel@learner.org>
> Subject: Re: Questions
> Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2000 14:21:21 -0500 (EST)
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> Isn't it funny how one reader's pan is another's pleasure? _Song of
> Solomon_ is my favorite Morrison book (though I haven't read _Paradise_
> yet). I haven't had the opportunity to teach it, but it was one of those
> benchmark books for me in college that opened my eyes to the world of
> contemporary literature and all of its "wonders."
>
> I know that _The Bluest Eye_ is frequently taught in AP courses, and
> while I loved that book as well, I found it more painful to read than
> _Song of Solomon_.
>
> - Cindy
>
> CHRISTINA REGISTER-CHAPPELL wrote:
>
> > I found Song of Solomon hard to get through myself. I teach 12th
> > grade honors and I would not force that one on my students. They
> > have, thus far, enjoyed The Color of Water and Memoirs of a Geisha;
> > they are currently reading I Know This Much is True. I find that
> > these open up just as many opportunities for discussion, but are more
> > enjoyable to read.
> >
> > Christy Register-Chappell
> > North Myrtle Beach High School
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Cindy,<BR>
     You must read <I>Jazz </I>by Morrison<I>. </I>I think that you will enjoy it. Andrea<BR>
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> From: "Cindy O'Donnell-Allen" <cindyoa@lamar.colostate.edu><BR>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <Teacher-TalkNovel@learner.org> <BR>
> Subject: Re: Questions <BR>
> Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2000 14:21:21 -0500 (EST)<BR>
> <BR>
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> Isn't it funny how one reader's pan is another's pleasure? _Song of<BR>
> Solomon_ is my favorite Morrison book (though I haven't read _Paradise_<BR>
> yet). I haven't had the opportunity to teach it, but it was one of those<BR>
> benchmark books for me in college that opened my eyes to the world of<BR>
> contemporary literature and all of its "wonders."<BR>
> <BR>
> I know that _The Bluest Eye_ is frequently taught in AP courses, and<BR>
> while I loved that book as well, I found it more painful to read than<BR>
> _Song of Solomon_.<BR>
> <BR>
> - Cindy<BR>
> <BR>
> CHRISTINA REGISTER-CHAPPELL wrote:<BR>
> <BR>
> > I found Song of Solomon hard to get through myself. I teach 12th<BR>
> > grade honors and I would not force that one on my students. They<BR>
> > have, thus far, enjoyed The Color of Water and Memoirs of a Geisha;<BR>
> > they are currently reading I Know This Much is True. I find that<BR>
> > these open up just as many opportunities for discussion, but are more<BR>
> > enjoyable to read.<BR>
> ><BR>
> > Christy Register-Chappell<BR>
> > North Myrtle Beach High School<BR>
> <BR>
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