This schedule is subject to change as we move through the semester. Please email me if you have any questions.

 

 

Week

Subject of Discussion

January 3-5

Introduction/Syllabus Distribution

Grammar Pet Peeve Wednesdays

Chopin, "The Story of an Hour"

8-12

Introduction to Short Stories

Chopin, "The Story of an Hour"

Poe, "The Black Cat"

Hawthorne, "Young Goodman Brown" (alternate pdf)

15-17
19 No class: IS Conference
22-26

Th Yellow Wallpaper"
"Why I Wrote 'The Yellow Wallpaper'"

29-Feb 2

Narrative Poetry

Browning, “My Last Duchess” (listen)

Achebe, "Dead Men's Path"

5-9

Epiphanies

Donne, "The Flea"

12-16

Short Short Stories

King, "A Short History of Indians in Canada"

Kincaid, "Girl"

Atwood, "Happy Endings"

19-23

Reading Week: no classes

26-March 6

Le Guin, “The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas

Thien, "Simple Recipes" (20) 

Sci-fi and Postmodernism

Vonnegut Jr. "Harrison Bergeron"

Service, "The Cremation of Sam McGee" (listen)

8-22

Girl with the Pearl Earring 

24-April 7

No class March 29 and April 1

The Importance of Being Earnest 

essay # outline

Essay #2 due April 5

12-15

Review

TBA Final Exam