Date

Topics

Readings

Assignments

Week One

M 8/31

Class Overview Annotating Literature Elements of Fiction

W 9/1

Writing about Literature Using Quotations

"The Necklace" by Guy de Maupassant http://www.bartleby.com/195/20.html

Bring a printed copy of the story to class Reading quiz

F 9/3

Discussion of Paper One

"Sunny's Blues" by James Baldwin 412-437

Reading Quiz

Week Two

M 9/6--NO CLASS

W 9/8

Textual Evidence Peer Review

"Everything that Rises Must Converge" by Flannery O'Connor http://wings.buffalo.edu/AandL/english/courses/eng201d/converge.html

Bring a printed copy of the story to class Response Paper One--Directions for this assignment can be found in your syllabus. This is NOT paper one.

F 9/10

Writing Introductions and Conclusions

"The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien 934-948

Reading Quiz

Week Three

Topics

M 9/13

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper One. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper One is in your syllabus.

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper One. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper One is in your syllabus.

Rough Draft of Paper One Due

W 9/15

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper One. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper One is in your syllabus.

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper One. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper One is in your syllabus.

Rough Draft of Paper One Due

F 9/16

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper One. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper One is in your syllabus.

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper One. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper One is in your syllabus.

Rough Draft of Paper One Due

Week Four

M 9/20

Literary Analysis Grammar Review

"Town and Country Lovers" by Nadine Gordimer pg 575-84

W 9/22

Review of Paper Two Assignment

"The Storm" by Kate Chopin pg 153-6

Final Draft of Paper One Due

F 9/24

Speaker

"The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman p 532-45

Reading Quiz

Date

Week Five

M 9/27

Introduction to Drama

A Doll's House Act I

Reading Quiz

W 9/29

A Doll's House Act II

Reading Quiz

F 10/1

A Doll's House Act III

Reading Quiz

Week Six

M10/4

Sophocles (Read the whole play for today) pg 978-1010

Response Paper Two Due: The Assignment for this can be found in your syllabus.

W 10/6

Sophocles

F 10/8

In-class writing

In-class essay

Week Seven

M 10/11

Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum Est" pg 966-67 and "Anthem for Doomed Youth" (find on internet)

Reading Quiz

W 10/13

Dickenson's "Because I Could not Stop for Death" (internet) Dylan Thomas's "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" pg 88-89 A. E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" pg 1189

Reading Quiz

F 10/15

Robert Frost's "Acquainted with the Night." p 1253 and "The Road not Taken" pg 5

Reading Quiz

Week Eight

M 10/18

Sylvia Plath's "Daddy" (online) Andrew Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" pg595 Christopher Marlowe's "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" pg 598

Reading Quiz

W 10/20

Gwendolyn Brooks's "The Mother" p734 and "We Real Cool" pg 236

Reading Quiz

F 10/22

Stephen Dunn's "After Making Love" (internet) Sharon Old's "Sex without Love" (internet) Galway Kinnell's "After Making Love We Hear Footsteps" (internet)

Reading Quiz For today's class you must select a poem from our anthology that you would like the class to look at in two weeks. You should submit the poet's name and the title of the poem on a slip of paper

Week Nine

M 10/25

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper two . We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper Two is in your syllabus.

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper two . We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper Two is in your syllabus.

Rough Draft of Paper Two Due

W 10/27

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper two . We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper Two is in your syllabus.

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper two . We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper Two is in your syllabus.

Rough Draft of Paper Two Due

F 10/29

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper two . We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper Two is in your syllabus.

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of Paper two . We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for Paper Two is in your syllabus.

Rough Draft of Paper Two Due

Week Ten

M 11/1

Student's choice poetry

W 11/3

Student's choice poetry

Final Draft of Paper Two

F 11/5

Student's choice poetry

Week Eleven

M 11/8

Review of Research Paper Assignment

W 11/10

Databases and Catalogs

F 11/12

Computer lab

Research Paper Topic Due.

Week Twelve

M 11/15

Evaluating Sources

W 11/17

MLA Review

F 11/19

MLA Review

Week Thirteen

M 11/22

In-class essay writing

W 11/24 NO CLASS

no class

no class

11/26--NO class

no class

no class

Week Fourteen

M 11/29

research day

W 12/1

computer lab

computer lab

F 12/3

computer lab

computer lab

Week Fifteen

M 12/6

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of your research paper. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for your research paper is in your syllabus.

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of your research paper. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for your research paper is in your syllabus.

Rough Draft of Research Paper Due

W 12/8

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of your research paper. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for your research paper is in your syllabus.

Conferences--We will not be meeting as a class today. Instead you will come to my office (M3068) during the appointment time selected with a TYPED draft of your research paper. We will review the essay and create a plan for revision. The assignment sheet for your research paper is in your syllabus.

Rough Draft of Research Paper Due

Week Sixteen

Final Exam Monday 12/13

Final Exam

Final Exam

Final Exam You should bring your book and any poems and plays that you printed from the internet. Final Draft of Research Paper Due