What follows is an excellent example of what I am looking for when I assess each of your quarterly project posts. Take a moment to look at the language use, how the ideas are linked by the author’s thought process, and how visual elements are used to supplement the major points in the writing. Thanks to Ciera S. for sharing her work so willingly.
Greenblatt, Stephen. The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. New York: W.W.
Norton, 2011. Print.
What Are Dreams? Dir. Charles Coville. Perf. Matthew Wilson. Nova, 2011.PBS. Web. 30
Crawford, Mike, M.D. “Music Therapy for In-patients with Schizophrenia – Exploratory
Randomised Controlled Trial.” Audio blog post. Royal College of Psychiatrists. RC
Psych, Nov. 2006. Web. 30 Jan. 2015.
In The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, Stephen Greenblatt recounts the story of Poggio Bracciolini’s discovery of De Rerum Natura, Lucretius’ epic poem that translates to “On the Nature of Things.” It also dabbles in religious concepts and world history. It was at the point in the book where Poggio’s love of reading classical manuscripts for leisure that I realized how much I underestimate the power of coping mechanisms. Everyone is unhappy, or stressed, or bored at many times in their life, and…
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