Class began at 12:30pm in Morrill Hall Room 301. The class roster listed 28 students enrolled, a net gain of three students from the last class meeting; one dropped and four added. Twenty-five attended, as verified through a brief writing exercise.
Discussion covered concerns of the required online postings and the upcoming abstract before moving to commentaries about the assigned readings. Emphasized were the need to keep cultural context in mind and the importance of perspective in treating literary work. Class concluded with a brief writing exercise; ungraded, it was used to verify attendance.