Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Feeling Strong Now

Because that which does not destroy us makes us strong.

I had been told that it is *hard* to get students interested in old black and white movies, but, no, I knew better, so I showed about a half hour of Citizen Kane in class to illustrate several points about journalism conventions but principally to spark some enthusiasm for the movie.

How many "ph" sounds in fiasco?

Just one. But that's enough.

Next up?

D. W. Griffiths' Intolerance.

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