Table of Contents

From the book: Wish Wonder Surprise - English Literature and Creative Writing

Wish Wonder Surprise
English Literature and Creative Writing

Contents

Introduction ... 1

The Daily Lesson ... 2

The Main Lesson Book ... 4

How to Use this Book ... 5

An Anecdote on Wonder ... 6

The Theme of Wonder: The Whale Nursery ... 7

The Quiet Awe of Falling Snow ... 12

Wonder: The Fantastic Ice Cave of Kubla Khan ... 15

Leonardo and the Remarkable Cloud ... 20

Galileo's Amazement with the Moon ... 23

Rachel Carson: Wonders in the Ocean's Depths ... 26

Earth Shining on the Moon ... 31

Surprise: The Pharaoh's Great Kingdom ... 33

Surprise: The Carpe Diem Theme ... 34

Surprise: A Gust of Wind ... 37

Surprise and Wonder: Pippen Lost at Sea ... 41

The Surprise at the End of a Series of Events ... 44

Surprise: Thoreau and the Woodchuck ... 46

The Surprise Ending ... 48

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Wish for Brotherhood ... 50

Patrick Henry's Wish for Liberty ... 52

Emerson: Hitch Your Wagon to a Star ... 54

The Wish for the Golden Touch ... 57

Aladdin's Wishes ... 61