Week 15: Nov. 28, 30, Dec. 2
Final Exam Questions Final December 9 @ 8:00- 10:30
How to Prepare for an Essay Exam
Monday: Much A Do About Nothing: Study questions due; film
Wednesday: Much A Do About Nothing Film
Friday: Finish Much A Do About Nothing; course review
Week 13: Nov. 14, 16, 18 Poetry Essay Hard copy Due Friday, Nov. 18; Upload to Safe Assign Nov. 18 by 8:00 AM. Take BlackBoard Poetry test by 11:55 PM,Nov. 1, 7 Thursday
Monday: Finish Poetry
Wednesday: Great American Film Festival Exta Credit, email me your film that be go on the list of must see movies; 10 points. Be prepared to discuss in class why in class.
Friday: Film Fetival continues.
Week 12: Nov. 7, 9, 11
Monday: Finish Robert Frost
Wednesday: ee cummings
Friday Ann Sexton and Marge Piercy
Week 11: Oct. 31, Nov. 2, Nov. 4
Monday: Finish Emily Dickenson, short essay due. Begin W B Yeats
The Second Coming
Leda and the Swan
Among School Children
Be sure to study the footnotes.
Wednesday: Robert Frost. All selections in text. Film.
Friday: finish Frost
Week 9: Oct. 17, 19, 21
Week 8: Oct. 10, 12, 14
Monday: Shakespeare's sonnets 18 and 130
Wednesday: The Puritans: Anne Bradstree "To My Dear and Loving Husband"
Friday: The Romantics: William Wordsworth "I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud"
Week 7: Oct. 3, 5, 7
Monday: Modernism and Postmodernsim "Here Bullet"
Wednesday: Short Story Essay Due. Upload to Safe Assign by 11:55 PM Oct. 4 (Tuesday night); Patricia Smith
Friday: Shakespeare Sonnets 118, 130. They are in the Portable Anthology.
Week 6: Sept. 26, 28, 30:
Monday: Final comments on shot stories. Discuss short story writing assignemnt
Wednesday: Introduction to Poetry
Friday: Post modernist movement and poetry. Brian Turner's poetry of war.
Short Story Analysis Essay:
Week 5: Sept: 19, 21, 23: Group Presentations: "Everyday Use," Where Have You Been? Where Are You Going?", "The Things They Carried" Short Story Essay due Wednesday, Sept. 27. See instructins on Short Story page.
Week 4: Group Presentations for Short Stories begin. Monday:"The Metamorphosis," Wednesday: "The Rocking Hourse Winner," Friday: "The Chrysanthemums."
Week 3: Sept. 5, 7, 9: No Class Monday. Wednesday Finish Cinderella; intrduce short story. Meet with short story groups.
Week 2: Aug. 29, 31, Sept. 1:
Monday: Back to the drawing board: IT will meet me in the classroom to help veiw the video. Assignment: short essay on film due Wednesday.
Wednesday: Review Aristotle, Greek Drama, discuss Lysistrata. Turn in study questions (no change on due date)
Friday: Finish Lysistrata; begin "Cinderella." Follow the links to find the Grimms' tale and follow the link to read Fairy Tale Motifs and Themes.
Week 1: Introduce course, go over
syllabus;Thursday: view video Greece: A Moment of Excellence. Assignment: short essay.
Week 2: Discuss Lysistrata.
Study Questions for Lysistrata
Visit this site for more background on Lysistrata
and Ancient Greece
Week 3: "Cinderella"