Mr. Met

Mr. Met
email: mrstelzner@gmail.com OR jeremy.stelzner@mcpsmd.net

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Bethesda Essay and Short Story Contest

Bethesda Essay and Short Story Contest
Deadline to Apply: Jan. 19, 2018
Winners celebrated at the Local Writer's Showcase, April 19-20, 2018

The Bethesda Urban Partnership & Bethesda Magazine have partnered to honor essays and short stories at the Local Writer's Showcase, April 19-20, 2018.

Adult (ages 18+) top prize winners will receive $500 and be published in Bethesda Magazine's July/August issue. Young adult (ages 14-17) winners will receive $250 and also be published in Bethesda Magazine. Additional prize money will also be given to second, third and honorable mention places.

Requirements
* Essays must be limited to 500 words or less.
* Short stories must be limited to 4,000 words or less.
* All topics are eligible.
 
For a complete list of guidelines and to submit your essay or short story visit http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/writing-contests

Thursday, November 16, 2017

film link and prompt

After viewing the film please briefly respond to the following prompt (paragraph or two)

Some forms of art use violence for a specific purpose. The inclusion of the horrific deaths of Kid Sampson, McWatt, Micheala, and Snowden highlight a key theme in Heller's satire. How does Saving Private Ryan use violence for a specific purpose? What is that purpose? Do you see similar themes between the two pieces of art? What are they?


Please let me know if you have any questions-- (and work on your essays!)



Stelzner

Monday, November 13, 2017

Catch 22 final paper

Hey all

 I really hope everyone got something out of the reading.  Yeah, I know you may not have loved the book, hated the plot, it was long and all that but I do really hope that you appreciate the level of mastery of the writing in the text.

At this point you should begin outlining a strategy for the Catch 22 final paper.  I have added a link on the website with extra sources to use in the composition of your argument.  Please see me with any questions

Stelzner