Category Prompts

The Godfather Film Review by Alan Glikman and Talita-Elena Vuvunikyan

Summary: The Godfather, is an American organized crime and gangster film directed by Francis Ford Coppola, produced by Albert S. Ruddy in 1972. The film was based on Mario Puzo’s best-selling, award-winning novel. The film is set in 1945, at… Continue Reading →

Self Introduction

Write a paragraph or two to introduce yourself in the comments section below.  You can talk about where you live; films, novels or music that you like; your family, friends, and pets; your dream job; or similar topics of your… Continue Reading →

Order and Disorder

Write about a surprising or interesting thing that you learned from the segment of the New York documentary that you just watched that has not been mentioned in a previous response. Do this in the comments section below. Why did… Continue Reading →

A Visit from the Goon Squad

Respond to two of the following: 1) A Visit from the Goon Squad is structured as a series of interlocking short stories. Although the stories feature the same set of characters, most of whom are associated with a 1980s punk… Continue Reading →

What are the chances?

In the final paragraph of “Physics,” Tama Janowitz writes, “I suddenly wished I could go back to school and take physics again: I knew that this time I would understand it.  The notion of random particles, random events, didn’t seem… Continue Reading →

Crisis and Resurgence

Mention one new detail that you learned from the documentary segment that none of your classmates have commented on previously.

From the End of the War to the Fall of Penn Station

Mention one new detail that you learned from the documentary segment that none of your classmates have commented on previously.

Robert Moses and the Remaking of New York

Mention one new detail that you learned from the documentary segment that none of your classmates have commented on previously.

The Crash and the Empire State Building

Mention one new detail that you learned from the documentary segment that none of your classmates have commented on previously.

Chinatown Family

In Chinatown Family, Lin Yutang depicts the life of a family of Chinese immigrants living in New York City in the 1930s. Comment on the similarities and differences between Chinese and American culture, as they are portrayed in the book,… Continue Reading →

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