March 25, 2013
ENGL 222 – Canadian Literature
FINAL EXAM DETAILS
Open book, open note
25% of final grade
o 10 / 25% - questions to briefly answer
Questions on in class material and lecture on in-class material (close reading of
Hand-out content posted on VISTA downloadable files
> 10 questions, some are ½ point each
Complete quickly, as long as prepared
Re-read material, organized in such a way that info can be accessed
Print out notes on laptop
Print out hand-outs
o 15/ 25% - PIE paragraph
Will post 3 questions on VISTA, 2 will show up on final exam, will write on one
Question / Answer to question itself becomes P of PIE
All writing for this section must be completed in class
From memory, or in class
New, no repeating arguments
Close reading to position P has to come from 3 unique texts from course
1 must be on Vancouver
Try not to close read the same thing
o Show coverage
Can bring in PIE from VISTA
This week: we can give suggestions to Duffy about what the topics should be!
Email Duffy if you want to see him before the final exam – office hours
o Or email questions!
First 3 digits of postal code of DTES?
Foreword p. vii, Gary Geddes
o Question of “where is home?” haunts him
Part of what this collection is about
Northrop Frey’s question of Canadian identity, where is here? Locational identity – huge part of Canadian literature
Where is home? For Citizens / residents of DTES
o Preamble: “mapmaker’s job is to take the reality of the world and squeeze them into a
Mapping the stories of the DTES
Mapsense.org – Google map of the DTES
Individual pictures, stories, audio clips
o Gives depth to 2D map
Hearing stories inspired by very specific location
“To do this, the cartographer has to decide what to leave in and what to leave
Captain Vancouver had to make these decisions
o Making sounding charts
o Finding the Northwest Passage
o To attach European names to places to make it more familiar
o Left out indigenous names to places
Resilience of those names? – We still have some
indigenous names to places in Vancouver
What would a myth map of Canada / Vancouver look like?
Colonize place with language as colonizing place with force
o Bringing in diff. language sets and names
New recent map: creative and imaginative
o Playing with maps, to make dresses?
Intimacy of place
How is it learned?
How is it implied?
Why call what they are doing intimacy?
o How does that inform of the places that they are in?
By calling these versions of the DTES intimate, experience produ