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Existentialism and WWII (LTMO 190B)

Andrew Levine’s performance was of barely passing quality. He rarely contributed to the discussions, and though he completed the required written work, its quality was very poor. Course description: Explores the effects of a historical event, World War II, on French … Continue reading

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Mid-20th Century Literature (LTAM 100D)

Andrew completed this course, “Mid 20th Century Literature: Ten Women Poets,” after successfully revising each of his three essays. He related an idea of Muriel Rukeyser’s on the power of art, set out in The Life of Poetry, to Rukeyser’s … Continue reading

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Beowulf and the Viking Sagas (LTPR 138)

Andrew’s work this session displayed a solid grasp of the course materials, and he had an excellent attendance record. Andrew’s first paper discussed the construction of monstrosity in Beowulf. While it had some good individual points about specific elements, these … Continue reading

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Literature and Global Perspective (LTEO 111)

Andrew Levine’s performance in LTEO 111, Literature and Global Perspectives, demonstrated his satisfactory engagement with the course materials. Mr. Levine’s first essay contained some interesting ideas and a range of references, but was overall rather disorganized, lacking a strong central … Continue reading

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Beat to Postlanguage (LTAM 104K)

Andrew’s creative work in this course stood out by virtue of its sometimes bewilderingly idiosyncratic rhetorical and formal gestures.  His first written assignment combined critical “glosses” with witty, elliptical blocks of poetic text; his final assignment used a Bernadette Mayer … Continue reading

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Native American Literature (LTAM 102D)

Andrew did fair, but largely disappointing, work for the course.  He was frequently late to class and although he participated occasionally in discussion, his comments often needed to be more grounded in close reading of the texts.  His short papers … Continue reading

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Dante’s Divine Comedy (LTPR 183)

Andrew did good work in this course.  He attended section regularly and participated occasionally in the discussion.  His written work was generally good, but was limited by certain structural problems. In his first paper, Andrew discussed how Dante’s confusion about … Continue reading

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Contemporary American Literature (LTAM 103C)

Andrew’s excellent work in this course consistently reflected his engagement with the readings and concepts explored in this course. His comments in section, though minimal, were always highly original and insightful.  Andrew did very well on both reading exams, receiving … Continue reading

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Creative Writing: Fiction (LTCR 002)

In LTCR 2, Beginning Fiction, Andrew completed the assigned readings and a set of written experiments structured around the development of character, plot, setting, and style. These early experiments were rich in detail and dialogue, showing much promise for development … Continue reading

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Theory and Interpretation (LIT 101)

Andrew Levine did strong work this quarter.  Though his initial written submissions were so meditative that their analysis was unclear, his later essays used his creative perspective and very strong prose skills to isolate productive analytical ideas.   This class … Continue reading

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