Syllabus/achievement requirements

Anthology and novels sold separately:

  • The Norton Anthology of American Literature, Shorter 8th edition (Norton)
  • Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin (Penguin)
  • Sula, by Toni Morrison (Vintage)
  • The Complete Maus, by Art Spiegelman (Penguin)

Syllabus texts in the Norton anthology:

  • Jonathan Edwards, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God”
  • Benjamin Franklin, “Autobiography (Part II)”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson, “Self-Reliance”
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne, “The Minister’s Black Veil”
  • Herman Melville, “Bartleby, the Scrivener”
  • Walt Whitman, “Live Oak, with Moss”
  • Emily Dickinson, poems no. 241, 258
  • Harriet Jacobs, "Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl"
  • Charlotte Perkins Gilman, “The Yellow Wall-paper”
  • Zitkala Sa, “The Soft-Hearted Sioux”
  • Sui Sin Far, “Mrs. Spring Fragrance”
  • William Carlos Williams, “The Red Wheelbarrow” and “The Young Housewife”
  • Langston Hughes, “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”
  • William Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily”
  • Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire
  • Sylvia Plath, “Daddy”
  • Elizabeth Bishop, “In the Waiting Room”
Published May 22, 2015 8:48 AM - Last modified Aug. 19, 2015 10:26 AM