Choose three of the following questions and answer in a paragraph or more EACH (please do not go over a page for each).
· Choose one or more works from the second half of the semester and examine the role of women. Be sure to look at specific roles that the women fulfill (wife, mother, sister, daughter, etc) and how they do well in the role and/or why they are lacking.
· Choose a one work from the second half of the semester and examine the role of control (particularly by the government or other ruling parties).
· Choose a work from the second half of the semester and examine how it comments on class or status.
· Choose any reading from the semester and discuss the role of the setting to the story, poem, play, or novel. Give specific examples to back up your claims.
· Choose any reading from the semester and examine how it comments on race, ethnicity, and/or culture (or even species)
· Choose two poems and examine a common theme or element (voice, language, and so on).
· How do one or more of the works from this semester treat mental illness?
· What is a dystopia and how is one of the works (from the last half of the semester) a dystopian work?Week 1
M 1/12 Introductions and Expectations
W 1/14 How to Write about and Cite Literature
F 1/16 Genre
M 1/19 Martin Luther King Holiday- No Class
W 1/21 The Epic of Gilgamesh
F 1/23 The Epic of Gilgamesh
M 1/26 Sherman Alexie “How to Write the Great American Indian Novel” (BB), Emma Lazarus “The New Colossus”(BB), “Who Am I, Without Exile?” Mahmoud Darwish (BB), Langston Hughes “I, Too” (545)
W 1/28 Audre Lorde “Who Said it Was Simple?” (BB), Sherman Alexie “This is What it Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona” (272), Langston Hughes “Theme for English B” (404), Lim “Learning to Love America” (625)
F 1/30 Theodore Roethke “My Papa’s Waltz” (393), Sharon Olds “Rite of Passage” (410), Julie Sheehan “Hate Poem” (412), William Shakespeare “My mistress eyes are nothing like the sun” (637)
M 2/2 Robert Browning “My Last Duchess” (387), Anne Sexton “Her Kind” (405), T.S. Eliot “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock” (603)
W 2/4 No class
F 2/6 Gwendolyn Brooks “We Real Cool” (500), Robert Frost “The Road Not Taken” (555), Gwendolyn Brooks “The Mother” (591), Randall Jarrell “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner” (618), Alfred Lord Tennyson “The Charge of the Light Brigade (BB)
M 2/9 Allen Ginsberg “Howl” (BB)
W 2/11 William Butler Yeats, “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” (379), Anne Bradstreet “The Author and Her Book” (396), Robert Frost “Fire and Ice” (441), Elizabeth Bishop “The Fish” (450), Li Po “Drinking Alone at Midnight” (457)
F 2/13 Emily Dickinson “My Life had stood…a Loaded Gun” (467), William Butler Yeats “Who Goes with Fergus?” (483), Anne Sexton “Cinderella” (572), Margaret Atwood “Siren Song” (584), Samuel Taylor Coleridge “Kubla Khan” (596)
M 2/16 Snow Day Cancellation
W 2/18 Snow Day Cancellation
F 2/20 Lewis Carroll “Jabberwocky” (432), John Donne “The Flea” (601), Walt Whitman “O Captain! My Captain!” (645) The theatres of Sophocles (705-710) and Shakespeare; Tragedy and Comedy (679-81, 688-90)
M 2/23 No class (instructor illness)
W 2/25 Oedipus the King (711-752)
F 2/27 Snow Day Cancellation
M 3/2 Antigone
W 3/4 Richard III (Acts i-iii)
F 3/6 Richard III (Acts iv and v)
Spring Break (March 9-14)
M 3/16 Movie
W 3/18 Movie
F 3/20 Christopher Marlowe, “Scene from Doctor Faustus” (682-88) Midterm due in class. Essay One due via BB by 11:59pm
M 3/23 Genre- Dystopian Literature; begin Hunger Games
W 3/25 The Hunger Games
F 3/27 The Hunger Games
M 3/30 James Thurber “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, Herman Melville “Bartleby the Scrivener” (both on Blackboard)
W 4/1 I will be out of town but there will be a Blackboard discussion covering works.
F 4/3 I will be out of town but there will be a Blackboard discussion covering works.
M 4/6 Charlotte Perkins Gilman “The Yellow Wallpaper” (237-51), Edgar Allan Poe “The Black Cat” (BB)
W 4/8 William Faulkner “A Rose for Emily” (33-40), Katherine Anne Porter “The Jilting of Granny Weatherall” (56-63)
F 4/10 Stephen Crane “The Open Boat” (194-214), Roald Dahl “The Landlady” (BB)
M 4/13 Alice Walker “Everyday Use” (69-76), Luke 15:11-32 “The Parable of the Prodigal Son” (215)
W 4/15 Ernest Hemingway “A Clean, Well-Lighted Place” (142-46), ZZ Packer “Brownies” (177-93)
F 4/17 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. “Harrison Bergeron” (216-222)
M 4/20 Ender’s Game
W 4/22 Ender’s Game
F 4/24 Ender’s Game
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