For this Blog Response, Please select THREE of the textual quotes listed below. Copy each quote into your Primary Blog Response and underneath EACH quote, complete the following steps:
** Use the pen name that you selected in class (Western Asian animal)
***Due by 11:59 PM on Sunday Night
Using the Pen Name that you selected in class, repond to the following blog entry:
Primary Blog Expectations (respond to the prompt above): 100-150 words, minimal errors in grammar and usage, thoughtful and thorough writing. Please use the name you were assigned in class as your nom de plume and be sure to add word count. Due by 11:59pm Monday night 4-17-2023!
Secondary Blog Response Expectations (read everyone's primary responses, select two that interest you, and respond to their ideas): 75-50 words EACH, minimal errors in grammar and usage, thoughtful and thorough writing. Please use the name you were assigned in class as your nom de plume and be sure to add word count. Due by 11:59pm Friday night 4-21-2023!
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Please compose a brief introduction of yourself using your NEW pen name. Research a little bit about your new online persona and post in the comment section below:
Tues 11/24- "Platoon" (1986) directed by Oliver Stone: Please read the entire blog post carefully before composing your responses.
Just as Chris and the platoon are divided between Elias and Barnes, viewers also feel somewhat divided. You feel compelled to side with Elias because he is jaded and righteous and seems to care about his men, but you can't help but admire Barnes' hardiness, his determination to win the war, and ability to survive. After our class discussion about allegory, the Christ figure and Machiavelli, as well as the inability of humans to be purely good or evil, you understand that this is a decision that is not as easy as one might hope.
*your blog must clearly relate to the prompt.
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