"La Di Da Di" Literature
Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.”
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.”
- Acronyms to help you analyze literature
- Interrogating Texts: 6 Reading Habits to Develop in Your First Year at Harvard - Though this is written for the college freshman, the advice here is relevant for you to begin practicing in high school.
- Tone Word List and Continuum Exercise
Mark Ronson: "How Sampling Transformed Music"
Sampling isn't about "hijacking nostalgia wholesale," says Mark Ronson. It's about inserting yourself into the narrative of a song while also pushing that story forward. In this mind-blowingly original talk, watch the DJ scramble 15 TED Talks into an audio-visual omelette, and trace the evolution of "La Di Da Di," Doug E. Fresh and Slick Rick's 1984 hit that has been reimagined for every generation since.
How does Ronson’s TED talk relate to literature and stories? Think about the patterns we see in them.