The responses may be informal but they need to be complete answers that sincerely address the reading and all elements of the questions. Although I hesitate to give a length minimum, in general, responses that are 75% of a page single-spaced,hand-written notebook page tend to be more complete. (That’s 75% per question.
All blog responses must be posted before the next class session. After which, the comments section will be locked.
- Use limited quotes to discuss the meaning behind how Shames connects the concept of the American frontier with notions of American identity.Discuss whether the “more” mindset is still occurring now, in the early 21st century. In general,do you think this desire for “more” is overall a good or bad quality in Americans?