Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Welcome to MSU Students' weblogs!

To Whom It May Concern:

I am proud to post here the links to my students' weblogs where they introduce themselves and the topic of their research. Please feel free to ask them questions, comment on their project work, and encourage them in their endeavor.

Group 1 (Sasha, Nelly, Olga K., Oksana) has embarked on a challenging journey of exploring the literary heritage of American writers, winners of Nobel Prize in Literature.

Group 2 (KOALas:) = Kate, Olga S., Lena, Anna) is tackling Tennessee Williams' plays. Their topic is "Outcasts in the Plays of Tennessee Williams" and they have taken his most famous plays (A Streetcar Named Desire,The Glass Menagerie, The Night of the Iguana, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof).

Group 3 (Sveta, Lilya, Nelly) will delve into the character of Randel McMurphy from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey and will try to figure out what he represents.

Group 4 (Roman) It's an individual project so far. Roman is doing research on social satire in Naked Lunch by William Burroughs.

Group 5 (Sasha and Ilya) have decided to explore the concept of the American Dream.

To my students: It would be great to post your group's photo here. Could you please send me one?


Sunrise said...

Sveta: Sorry, Anna Vladimirovna, but we haven't had our 'corporate' phote taken yet as during these 1,5 years it was absolutely unnecessary. And besides, our picture may spoil your image on the Web-site.

anna_filatova said...

I just thought it would be nice to have the picture of your group on the weblog. If you don't want it, it's OK. Your picture can't spoil my image. It can only outshine it. :)

Sunrise said...

Sveta: Anna Vladimirovna, I was born and have always lived in Russia in a town 100 km north to Voronezh. Maybe you've somehow heard of Lipetsk? That's my home town in whose surroundings sunflowers are vastly grown.