Welcome to American Literature! This class will study the evolution of American literature paying special attention to the specific historical and cultural context in which it was written. We will also explore various themes in literature including how our literature changed from being God-centered to man-centered as well as the evolving nature of the “American Dream.” We will continue to strengthen our writing, reading and critical thinking skills, and, of course, vocabulary for SAT/ACT prep.
What did we do in class today?
3rd Quarter has begun!
1/20/17 - We are now focusing on short stories and poetry from the Civil War period. Next week students will write a compare and contrast essay, comparing a movie version of the story to the actual writing.