American Literature

Weekly Assignments: Week of Dec. 10 - 14

Monday: Essays due by end of hour / pp. 598-9 + 604-14 (Rise of Realism & "Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge")


Wednesday: Owl Creek Discussion - detached narrative/pov/evidence of escape vs death (on board) / Regionalism - Twain, pp. "Life on the Mississippi" + Worksheets

Thursday: Harte, pp. 696-708 "The Outcasts at Poker Flat" - finish worksheets - due Friday

Friday: Worksheets - go over them together + collect / Keillor, pp. 712-715 "Lake Wobegon Days" - What "rings true" for you about MN in this story?


Period Timeline -

American Literature Timeline

Reading -

American Literature Online Textbook -

Writing -

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Analytical Essay Basics