If necessary (for C block students), email me your synthesis of notes from today’s topic-talks.  See today’s agenda for details.

Everyone is asked to read Mary Shelley’s 1831 introduction to her novel.  As you do, be sure to mark any sentence whose meaning you cannot discern.  We will use your questions as a starting point for the block class.

Be ready to summarize the parts of her answer to the question, “How could someone like you write such a book?”