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 From Punk to Professor

An English Instructor Asks: Did Greta Gerwig’s LADY BIRD Plagiarize REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES?

Of LADY BIRD, REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES and Revisiting the Question of Plagiarism

California Community Colleges Turning Away From Remedial English

Spitboy Rule Curriculum

The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in Female Punk Band is taught at the following colleges:

*Cal Arts*    *Michigan State University *    *Las Positas College*    *University of Nevada Reno*

  *UC Davis*            *University of Iowa*                       *UCLA Extension*           *UC Santa Cruz


Spitboy Rule Study Guide


Spitboy Rule Slide Sets

SBR Slide 1-6 + Prologue  Slides 7 - 10 11-14  Slides 15 - 21

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Las Positas College

Spring 2018

English 4: Critical Thinking and Writing About Literature















ISBN Numbers

(for ordering books online –often less expensive than the college bookstore)

We, Yevgeny Zamayatin                              ISBN-10: 0140185852 (must have this edition)

1984, George Orwell                                   ISBN-10: 0451524934 (maybe you’ll find this one on your parents’                                                                 bookshelf)

Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood            ISBN-13: 9780385490818

The Queue, Basma Abdel Aziz                    ISBN-10: 1612195164



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