learning goal: what statement do I want to make about the play PROOF and its insights? why does this statement mean something to me, and why might it matter to others?
individually review TRNTN feedback on two submissions: prospectus and “fresh prospectus” (i.e., reflection that followed class exercise(s))
see back wall for workable ideas (statements) and workable subjects (topics in need of a statement about them) find challenging idea on back wall, respond
begin outlining movement among your essay’s main ideas, including overall strategic sequence and transitions between ideas* (submit outline for review by end of class)
*unless you have your own practice of outlining an essay, I recommend one that fits the general description below
MAIN IDEA STATEMENT
topic sentences for supporting ideas
quotations (with page citations) that illustrate the supporting ideas
transitions between supporting ideas—e.g., what momentum/energy/focus from the first idea leads naturally/forcefully/compellingly to the subsequent one?
link to NYTimes article in today’s “Science Times”–the article concerns the medical side of loneliness. For example, how does loneliness affect physical health? I post this, since it may explain some of Catherine’s and Robert’s experiences.