Production 6

     Between the kitchen clothes rack and barometer, a door opened into my father's bedroom. It was a room of disorder and disarray It was as if the wind which so often clamoured about the house succeeded in entering this single room and after...

Sheridon Blau's Performative Literacy and Classroom Application

     In Sheridon Blau's article on Performative literacy, he defines performative literacy to be “an enabling knowledge—knowledge that enables readers to activate and use all the other forms of knowledge that are required for the exercise of anything...

Production 4

     To get people to want to write requires that people have a self created want to write. Not that they are creating a reason to write specifically, but that some reason transpires intrinsically to some degree. There will be situational factors in...

Productions 3

H.S. Now if everyone would look at the hologram to their left you can see the 'lecture' style auditoriums that were used extensively and for many centuries at colleges and universities throughout the world. So everyone just sat looking at the...

A Provisional Philosophy on Teaching English

     Before anyone can outline a philosophy of teaching English, we must have a basic agreement on what the subject of English should be in the 21st century. Apart from the basic literacy that enables one to function fluently in a society dominated by...

The Three Pigs: A Critical Response

     This text is interesting in its presentation as both a work of children's literature and as a text that is very self reflexive. Children literature does not usually present itself in ways that may alienate or challenge a reader on levels beyond...