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Lit Circles Guidelines

If you weren’t listening yesterday, here are the guidelines for the Lit Circles activity. Download the PowerPoint here: lit circles So for 4AC, to clarify our schedule: Oct 1, Friday – first Lit Circles session Oct 5, Tuesday – second … Continue reading

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“Cool Air” by H.P. Lovecraft

One of the classic chillers by influential horror writer H.P. Lovecraft; we live in a country where airconditioners are a necessity. Such a sentiment is shared by a mysterious scientist who also craves cold. After moving into an apartment complex … Continue reading

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“The Most Dangerous Game” by Richard Connell

The greatest hunter in the world has tracked and killed various wild cats, elephants, and other beasts of the wild. Bored and discontent, he has retired to “Ship Trap Island,” where he comes up with a malicious scheme to sate … Continue reading

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“Beyond Lies the Wub” by Philip K. Dick

As a spaceship leaves Mars, one of its passengers has purchased a creature known as a “wub” from one of the planet’s natives. Despite its monstrous appearance, the creature is intelligent, discussing mythology, particularly “The Odyssey” at length. But the … Continue reading

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“The Last Question” by Isaac Asimov

The father of robot fiction, Isaac Asimov, conceived of this short story, in which man asks the self-adjusting, self-correcting supercomputer Multivac a seemingly harmless question, only for the ramifications to last trillions of years into the future. What happens when … Continue reading

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“To Build a Fire” by Jack London

Alone in the woods, with a blizzard coming in, and with very few supplies, can you start a fire on your own? One of the most famous examples of “man versus nature,” “To Build a Fire” is the story of … Continue reading

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