what are labels for

9.14.12
Over the course of the semester, as we continually label the world around us, let's also add to list list we started on what labels are good for.

What a label is for/
What's a label about/
What are labels good for/
Why to write a label

Narrative
Analysis
Sense description
Process
Revelation
Back story
Direction from which to approach something
History
Biography
Interpretation
Propaganda
Function, utility
Explore the unknowable
Writing to understand
Situate something in a context
Express appreciation
Draw attention to

9.20.12
In last week's class, Bernadette asked to write about our breakfast using all five senses.
When we were done, she suggested we could try the same exercise a few different ways:
- only use adjectives related to the senses
-write as though we were martians
-write in extreme senses, attending only to sensory details

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