Short Story and Poetry

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TSCT English Department

Week 1

Navigate through the class: the portal, padlet, and the website.

Week 1 Resources and Assignments


Week 2

History of Literature through Genre

What is Literature? What is the canon?

Week 2


Week 3

Prose versus poetry

Week 3


Week 4

Women's lit

Week 4


Week 5

Modernism

Week 5


Week 6

Multiethnic American lit

Week 6


Week 7

Post-colonial

Week 7


Week 8

Presentation project

Week 8


Week 9

Group topics due

Week 9


Week 10

James Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues"

Week 10


Week 11

Project due; Discuss Raymond Carver's "Cathedral"

Week 11


Week 12

"The Lottery"

Topic due for creative project

Project due; Discuss Raymond Carver's "Cathedral"

Week 12


Week 13

Final project: Writing adaptations

The Pit, the Pendulum and Hope

Checkin; group work

Week 13


Week 14

First draft due; peer-review

"Battle Royal"

Introduce the critical segment

Week 14


Week 15

Project week

No class meeting: Please let me know if you need to conference.

Week 15 and the rest!


Week 16

Critical Work Planning


Week 17

Critical Work Due