Mundane Beauty: A Response to Kooser’s “Old Lilacs”

By Kayliegh Sughroue Students in ENG 442 are sharing their reading responses to the Major Nebraska Writers we have encountered this Fall. Kayliegh's post was inspired by her reading of the poetry of Ted Kooser. Over the past semester in our class, we have talked in great detail about the theme of home and what … Continue reading Mundane Beauty: A Response to Kooser’s “Old Lilacs”

White Butterfly: A Response to Kooser’s “Lobocraspis Griseifusa”

By Alison Smith Students in ENG 442 are sharing their reading responses to the Major Nebraska Writers we have encountered this Fall. Alison's post was inspired by her reading of the poetry of Ted Kooser. Throughout this semester while reading different writers, the home has been a common theme. Home is different for every person … Continue reading White Butterfly: A Response to Kooser’s “Lobocraspis Griseifusa”

Wordplay: Normal Abbreviations or Texting Abbreviations

Wordplay is a blog project featuring posts from students enrolled in ENG 320 Grammar and Linguistics (Fall 2019) Normal Abbreviations or Texting Abbreviations: What’s the Big Deal? Katie Strohschein In today’s society it seems like all the children I see have a phone in their hands, and these children are interacting with others in some … Continue reading Wordplay: Normal Abbreviations or Texting Abbreviations