American Literature is a survey of American Literature covering various authors and literary movements. Beginning with Puritan pastor Jonathan Edwards and ending with the writings of John Steinbeck, students in this class will explore a variety of time periods and movements in American Literature. The main focus of American Literature is analyzing the works for theme, symbolism, plot, and characterization. This class stretches students’ abilities to think critically and analyze literature. Grades 9th to 12th
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, ISBN: 0486290735; Young Goodman Brown and Other Short Stories (Nathaniel Hawthorne), ISBN: 0486270602; The Raven and Other Favorite Poems (Edgar Allan Poe), ISBN: 0486266850; Humorous Stories and Sketches (Mark Twain), ISBN: 0486292797; The Red Badge of Courage (Stephen Crane), ISBN:1593081197 and more.