Materials used in class (Tue 4th of January)

We worked on a “thème” (Mines 17 – see attachment)  

Work on “clifi”:

hashtag cli-fi

1) Read text “Burning Worlds” (attached). Familiarize yourself with the vocabulary and the different literary genres.

2) Dan Bloom has agreed to give you an interview for the new column. What questions are you going to ask? (Work in pairs.)

3) Pretend you are Dan Brown. How would you answer Amy Brady’s questions? (Work in pairs/trios. Doc attached.)  

CO — unfortunately I cannot attach this audio. (Judith Curry: “climate change fiction as a way of smuggling serious topics into the conscience of the scientifically illiterate.” Barbara Kingsolver: “writers can be sneaky”.)