- Here are the opening lines of some famous English novels.
- Which one do you like best? Have you read any of these books? If so, which one(s)?
- “This is the saddest story I have ever heard.” The Good Soldier by Ford Madox Ford.
- “Call me Ishmael.” Moby Dick by Herman Melville
- “… the first thing you’ll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood was like… and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but I don’T feel like going into it.” Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger.
- “The past is a a foreign country. They do things differently there.” The Go-Between by L.P. Hartley.
- “Hale knew they meant to murder him before he had been in Brighton three hours.” Brighton Rock by Graham Greene.
- “You are about to begin reading Italo Calvino’s new novel If on a winter’s night a traveller.” If on a winter’s night a traveller by Italo Calvino.
- Read in the textbook p. 26 (“Transitions”) and p. 27 (“Because” and “however”).
- p. 34, Practice 16; p. 35 Practice 17; p. 36 Practice 18; p. 37 Practice 19; p. 38 Practice 20.
- If you were absent, of if you did not finish in class, do the exercises in the textbook above.
- Bring your essay (latest draft) to class next week.
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