This course emphasizes analysis of American Literature that connects the authors’ lives and beliefs with the corresponding literary periods. Lessons examine Colonial-Revolutionary, Romantic, Realistic/Naturalistic, and Modern literature and issues such as Darwinism and religious liberalism. The Student Workbook includes introductory essays about the cultural and historical events that affect each literary period, biographical essays for each author, and discussion questions for each author’s body of included work. Texts include The Scarlet Letter, Civil Disobedience, To Kill A Mockingbird, Of Mice and Men, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Death of a Salesman, and Fahrenheit 451.
All texts are provided in .pdf format except for William Dean Howell's The Rise of Silas Lapham.
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