Author Archives: Dr. Mandler's English Blog

About Dr. Mandler's English Blog

This blog is dedicated to announcements of various kinds to Dr. Mandler's sophomore and senior English students at Stuyvesant High School.

Master and Margarita Videos/Pictures

  These are some of the videos we saw in class. Andrew’s is updated and expanded. (I’m uploading them haphazardly, so if yours is not on, it’s not a reflection at all on its quality).   Debesh’s fantastic song (I … Continue reading

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Farewell Message to Sophomores

Dear Sophomores, First of all, I ask for your forgiveness if you ever felt my class was asking you to do too much. I’ve only assigned work out of love and care. You see, I believe in your potential to … Continue reading

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Farewell Message to Seniors

  Dear Seniors, Finally! You’re done with classes and can put your Stuyvesant High School experience into the appropriate memory slot. I’d like to acknowledge the hard work many of you continued to show during this term. I know it … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#75, Due Monday, 6/11

Presentations continue. Work on it (if you still have to go). 2. Continue reflecting on each unit of the course from September to now (Allegory of the Cave, Theban plays, Mythology, The Odyssey, The Clouds, The Essay on Man, Candide, … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#75, Due Monday, 6/11

For both classes, we will be reflecting on the course and take your recommendations for next year. What was really interesting? What was less than interesting? What works of literature ought to be kept for next year? What works of … Continue reading

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10th Grade: H.W.#74, Due Friday, 6/8

Presentations continue. Work on it (if you still have to go). 2. Continue reflecting on each unit of the course from September to now (Allegory of the Cave, Theban plays, Mythology, The Odyssey, The Clouds, The Essay on Man, Candide, … Continue reading

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12th Grade: H.W.#74, Due Friday, 6/8

British Literature Class 1. Finish reading Kazohinia. 2. Write a one-paragraph reflection in which you discuss what you believe to be the overall message of the novel and how successful the novel is in conveying this message. You may use this opportunity … Continue reading

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