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Unit 1 Test - Part 1: Native American and Puritan Literature

The moment we all have looked forward to has arrived – the day of your first major test in AP/Honors American Literature! If you have completed your readings, taken notes in class, participated in discussion, and studied/reviewed along the way, you should have no problem! 272 more words

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The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud

It is what you haven’t done that will torment you.

For me, The Woman Upstairs had a great start and a good end, but lagged in the middle.

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Canadian Lit

'Chapter Two' by Antonya Nelson

Chapter Two by Antonya Nelson, 2012

The magic trick:

The conversation between Hil and Joe about different ways she could have told the story she just finished telling… 334 more words

Stories

Introductions

Hi, I’m Kiele, and this is where I will be posting my personal responses to various works of American literature!

I am an English major with a writing concentration in hopes of one day becoming a copy-editor for a publishing company. 335 more words

American Literature

"The Song of Hiawatha" as Amerindian Lore

Mythifying 

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (27 February 1807 – 24 March 1882), could create characters that would seem real to his readers. For Acadians who were deported (see… 1,463 more words

Aboriginals

"Sinners In The Hands of An Angry God" Project

Now that you’ve analyzed Edwards’ sermon, its time to find a way to demonstrate your knowledge. Below you will find the assignment sheet and rubrics for your “Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God” project. 128 more words

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The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (1952)

Passing Barnes & Noble at the corner of 12th and E, Washington DC, we were lured inside by the inexplicable need for a Starbucks and a sad lack of current reading material – not to mention the highly relevant display of Harper Lee’s… 142 more words

20th Century Writers