English 111 Schedule

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Winter 2015 English 111: Introduction to Literature

Preliminary Reading and Writing Calendar

Jan 5
Jan 6 Jan 7 Jan 8 Jan 9
Introductions and What is X? More What is X? Close Reading and Reaction Charts Book Club Work Day
Jan 12 Jan 13 Jan 14 Jan 15 Jan 16
Hawthorne: The Birthmark (304) Poe: Cask of Amontillado (207)
Melville: Bartleby the Scivener (101)
Book Club Work Day
Jan 19 Jan 20 Jan 21 Jan 22 Jan 23
Martin Luther King, Jr Holiday; No Class Crane: Bride Comes to Yellow Sky (198) and Twain: Story of the Good Little Boy (329)
Chopin: Story of an Hour (13) and Faulkner: A Rose for Emily (52)
Book Club Work Day
Jan 26 Jan 27 Jan 28 Jan 29 Jan 30
Hemingway: Soldier's Home (133) and Ellison: Battle Royal (180) Hurston: Spunk (317) and Kincaid: Girl (326)
Literature Review Process Book Club Work Day; English Faculty Retreat
Feb 2 Feb 3 Feb 4 Feb 5 Feb 6
O'Connor: A Good Man is Hard to Find (246) and  Chai: Saving Sourdi (81) Diaz: How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl . . . (97) and Minot: Lust (230)

Literature Review 1 Draft Due   Book Club Work Day
Feb 9 Feb 10 Feb 11 Feb 12 Feb 13
Renaissance Poetry
You need not address each poem individually in your reaction chart, but do flesh out each element with at least one poem.
Shakespeare: Shall I Compare thee . . . (492)
My Mistress's eyes . . . (492)
When in disgrace . . . (586)
That Time of year . . . (586)
Donne: The Flea (569)
Death be not Proud (916)
A Valediction Forbidding Mourning (425)
Jonson: On My First Son (502)
To Celia (580).
The Romantics
Blake: London(404)
The Chimney Sweeper (448)
The Tyger (481)
The Lamb (481)
Shelley: Ozymandias (587)
Keats: To Autumn (410)
Written in Disgust of Vulgar Superstition (582)
Wordsworth: London, 1802 (424)
Mutability (592)
The World is Too Much with Us (491)
The Solitary Reaper (591)
Mid to Late 19th Century
Whitman: When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer (590)
A Noiseless Patient Spider (427)
Dickinson: Wild Nights (407)
I Heard a Fly Buzz (463)
Presentiment (415)
Hardy: The Convergence of the Twain (388)
Carroll: Jabberwocky (461)
Robert Browning: My Last Duchess (446)
Elizabeth Browning: When our Two souls (565)
Arnold: Dover Beach (401)
Book Club Work Day
Feb 16 Feb 17 Feb 18 Feb 19 Feb 20
Presidents' Day Holiday; No Class Early 20th Century (Modern) Poetry
Hughes: Harlem (579)
Eliot: Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock (570)
Owen: Dulce ed Decorum Est (407)
McKay: The Lynching (584)
Cummings: 1(a (351)
next to of course god (437)
Frost: Out, Out-- (484)
Mending Wall (574)
The Road Not Taken (575)
Thomas: The Hand that Signed the Paper (418)
Do Not go Gentle into that Goodnight (496)
Late 20th Century/Contemporary Poetry
Read: This Time We'll go to Kentucky Fried Chicken (handout)
Ars Poetic (handout)
Trying to Find Neil Diamond (handout)
Alexie: The Facebook Sonnet (495)
Olds: Last Night (386)
Forman: Poetry Should Ride the Bus (403)
Williams: Poem (398)
The Red Wheelbarrow (513)
To Waken an Old Lady (422)
Beatty: My Father Teaches Me to Dream (556)
Hoagland: America (554)
Book Club Work Day
Feb 23 Feb 24 Feb 25 Feb 26 Feb 27
Book Club Midterm Presentations Oedipus

Oedipus Book Club Work Day
Mar 2 Mar 3 Mar 4 Mar 5 Mar 6
Othello Othello Othello Book Club Work Day
Mar 9 Mar 10 Mar 11 Mar 12 Mar 13
Doll's House Acts I and II Dolls' House Act III
Literature Review 2 Draft Due: Poetry or Poet from our readings or one of the plays. You decide. Otherwise the same as the previous literature review.
Book Club Work Day
Mar 16 Mar 17 Mar 18 Mar 19 Mar 20
Northanger Abbey Book Club Presentation Housekeeping Book Club Presentation
Monkey Book Club Presentation; Literature Review 2 due Dead Day. No Classes! No Exams!
Mar 23 Mar 24 Mar 25 Mar 26 Mar 27
Finals Scheduled Final: 9:30-11:30 Finals Faculty Work Day. No Classes.  Faculty Work Day. No Classes.