Tuesday, March 31, 2015

"Ordinances And E.T.?"

After reading Denver Ordinance Article and Denver Ordinance 300, did you think of any Science Fiction short story or class connections? If you can incorporate quotations, reflect, challenge, or discern with keen insight, please do so in your blog response due today.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Frankenstein Complex or "Us In The Machine?"

What does Wesch's short video about "us in the machine" make you think? How might this video connect with The Frankenstein Complex stories to date? Explain and use one quotation from a short story to connect. Reflect, dissect, challenge, etc... Please complete this prompt in class or by 2:30p.m. today, March 30th.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

The "Frankenstein Complex" In Our World?

How did the articles that you read in Popular Science, Scientific American, Discover Magazine, NASA impact your thinking about the technology humans create?  Did the articles make you reconsider The Frankenstein Complex?  Please quote and cite your article(s) as you incorporate them within your blog response.  This blog response is due by Wednesday, March 18th at 2:30p.m.

Friday, March 13, 2015

Burros? Icky? Apes? Maple Street? Monsters?

How do the thematic elements(i.e.- humans' destruction, reversal of the expected, inferiority, etc...) presented in The Planet Of The Apes movie make us contemplate and wrestle with the concept of xenophobia? Does it pertain to any of the Science Fiction we have read? Use quotations from the movie and texts to support your claims. Respond to this blog by 2:30p.m. on Mon., March 16th.