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ENG 330: Aiken, Spring 2016: Daily Schedule

Daily Schedule

Day Date Module Due this day Presentation topic
R 1/14/16 1: Introdution, aftermath of Civil War Twain short stories, reading packet Sign up for presentations
         
T 1/19/16 2: Realism AHF, Mark Twain Ch     1-12 A Call for a National Literature
R 1/21/16 2: Realism AHF, Mark Twain Ch 13-25 Regionalism and  "A White Heron," Sarah Orne Jewett
         
T 1/26/16 2: Realism AHF, Mark Twain, Ch. 26-35. Race and "The Goophered Grapevine," Charles Chesnutt
R 1/28/16 3: Realism AHF, Mark Twain, Ch. 36-The Last. Quiz. Race and "The Goophered Grapevine," Charles Chesnutt
         
T 2/2/16 3: Realism Awakening Ch 1-20 The Women's Rights Movement
R 2/4/16 3: Realism Awakening Ch 21-39. Quiz.  "The Yellow Wallpaper," Charlotte Perkins Gilman
         
T 2/9/16 3: Realism Test 1  
R 2/11/16 4: Realism and Naturalism "The Open Boat," Stephen Crane Naturalism in literature
         
T 2/16/16 4: Realism and Naturalism "A Deal in Wheat" (Norris), "We Wear the Mask" (Dunbar), "Up from Slavery" (Washington) and "The Souls of Black Folk" (W. E. B. Du Bois) The Signifying Monkey and the "establishment" of African-American literature
R 2/18/16 5: The Great War and Rise of Modernism Introduction, 488-503, "Make It New": Theories of Modern Poetry (pick three). Quiz.  The Harlem Renaissance
         
T 2/23/16 5: The Great War and Rise of Modernism "Big Two-Hearted River," Ernest Hemingway and "Hemingway and the Natural World," Terry Tempest Williams The Lost Generation and Americans in Paris (A Moveable Feast)
R 2/25/16 5: The Great War and Rise of Modernism "Big Two-Hearted River," and "Hemingway and the Natural World." Review for Test 2.   
         
T 3/1/16 6: Modernism: Poetry Test 2  
R 3/3/16 6: Modernism: Poetry Poems assigned in class 3/3/2016  
         
T 3/8/16 6: Modernism: Poetry "The Wasteland," T. S. Eliot  
R 3/10/16 7: Modernism: Prose "The Waste Land," cont'd.  Southern Literary Renaissance
         
T 3/15/16   No class Spring break
R 3/17/16   No class Spring break
         
T 3/22/16 7: Modernism: Prose "Barn Burning," William Faulkner, and "Faulkner and Women," Toni Morrison. Quiz. Research paper topic and argument due (email) Yoknapatawpha County
R 3/24/16 7: Modernism: Prose "A Worn Path" and "Why I Live at the P.O.," Eudora Welty  Eudora Welty, photographer
         
T 3/29/16 7: Modernism: Prose    
R 3/31/16 No Class Test 3 online  
         
T 4/5/16 8: From Modernism to Postmodernism "Spunk," Zora Neale Hurston JOEs begin!
R 4/7/16 8: From Modernism to Postmodernism "A Good Man is Hard to Find," Flannery O'Connor. Quiz.   
         
T 4/12/16 8: From Modernism to Postmodernism Ginsberg, Rich, Snyder, Plath poems assigned 4/9/2016. Annotated Bibliography due (hard copy and turnitin.com) The Beat Generation
R 4/14/16 8: From Modernism to Postmodernism (AED; class from 10:40-11:10) "She Unnames Them," Ursula K. Le Guin; "The School," Donald Barthelme; "A&P," John Updike  
         
T 4/19/16 8: From Modernism to Postmodernism Continue Le Guin and Barthelme; Review/ Catch-up
   
   
   

 

         
T 4/21/16   1:10-3:10. Research paper due (hard copy and turnitin.com) Test 4