…and I SHOULD have assigned Foster Ch 16 with these two chapters rather than with Chapters 4 & 5. Ugh.
No matter. We had our seminar. In first hour, we discussed that there is a legitimate queer reading of this text, but also that such a reading is not required to effectively understand/analyze the text. Take that for what you want, I suppose.
Tomorrow I’ll introduce some of the Persuasion Basics for your paper and the rest of the day will be for reading Chapters 4 & 5 and Foster’s Chapters 14 & 16. Our next seminar will be Thursday.
As usual for Socratic Seminar, your journal prompt is to come up with three questions and answer one of them. You do NOT need to write any separate journal entry for Foster, but do jot down his list of what makes a Christ figure somewhere. It’s “dead useful,” as Hagrid would say.