Tag Archives: In Our Time

6x6x6: In Our Time as told through T-Shirts

Week two of Hardboiled was dedicated to Ernest Hemingway’s collection of short stories In Our Time (1925). It’s a series of stories loosely connected around the themes of war, loss, death, and some larger, figurative “end of something.” It’s the … Continue reading

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He Took It All Pretty Quietly

We’ve been playing around with the #6wordstory in the Hardboiled course, and this post by Sarah Clay gave me the idea to further build on Michael Branson Smith’s idea to have students summarize each story with a 6wordstory. Here is … Continue reading

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L.A. Noire

I’ve been playing the videogame L.A. Noire in preparation for the Freshman Seminar I’ll be teaching on #hardboiled literature starting this Tuesday. I am really excited for the class, the subject matter really teaches itself. But one of the themes … Continue reading

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