Calendar- Spring 2011 - EGL ² 102 - Instructor: J.

Mignano-Brady

This is a general overview. All classwork and homework will be announced in class and or posted on the blog. There will be extensive reading and writing in this class so please come to class on a regular basis. *Literature Circles, Workshop dates and Homework Assignments are not posted on this calendar. They will be announced in class and are subject to change. Papers: All final drafts must be handed in on the dates they are due. Failure to hand in your papers will greatly affect your grade. You will be given the opportunity to revise. Revisions are due the following class day. See Syllabus: Rules for Revising Week 1 Tues 1/ 25 Introductions Week 2 Tues 2/1 ________________ Week 3 Tues 2/8 Continuation of Drama Unit _______________ Literature Circle Week 4 Tues 2/15 Paper # 1 2 pages Due Today MLA Format In-Text Citation Begin Short Story Unit ___________________ A& P by John Updike Pg. 409 Thurs 2/17 Short Story Discussion- Point of View ___________________ Week 5 Tues 2/22 Short Story Unit Continued Week 6 Tues 3/1 Analyzing& Discussing the Literature Week 7 Tues 3/8 Connecting Themes/ Interpreting Literary/ Writing Workshop Paper Due Tomorrow Thurs 3/3 Compare/Contrast Characters ________________ Tues 3/15 Paper #2 2-3 pages Due Today MLA Format In-Text Citation Flowering Judas by Katherine Anne Porter Pg. 179 Week 8 Tues 3/15 Short Story Unit Continues Setting, Allusion ___________ Connecting/Cont extualizing and Evaluating

Define Literature? Form & Structure Prose Poetry _________________ Antigone by Sophocles Pg. 1129

Antigone by Sophocles _____________
Irony- Verbal & Situational

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams
Thurs 2/10

Time Period/ Symbolism/ Theme/ Character and Inner Conflict in The Yellow Wallpaper

Recitatifby Toni Morrison Pg. 130 Character/ Theme

Thurs 1/27 ______________ Elements of Drama Begin Drama Unit Elements of Drama Irony, Character, Plot & Theme

Thurs 2/3

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams Pg. 1165 ______________
Setting, Plot, Theme, Point of View

A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams ____________
Literature WorkshopFishbowl Discussion

Thurs 2/24 ___________ Literature Workshop

The Birth-Mark by Nathaniel Hawthorn Pg. 218 Thurs 3/17
Allusion, Symbolism and The Human Condition in The Birth-Mark

Antigone by Sophocles

The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gillman Pg. 315

The Jewelry by Guy De Maupassant Pg.69
Plot, Elements of a story

A Hunger Artist by Franz Kafka Pg.333
Allegory, Theme, Point of View

Midterm Review

Calendar- Spring 2011 - EGL ² 102 - Instructor: J. Mignano-Brady

Spring Break ² Week 13- 4/18-4/24 Week 9 Tues 3/22 Week 10 Tues 3/29 Week 11 Tues 4/5 Week 12 Tues 4/12 Poetry Out Loud Poetry Workshop Week 14 Tues 4/26 Poetry In Motion Language: Denotation & Connotation Selections from Language Pg. 545 Thurs 4/14 Poetry Unit Continued Preparation for Final Paper Thurs 4/28 Poetry Workshop Writing Poetry/ Analyzing Poetry Week 15 Tues 5/3 Poetry In Motion Sound Devices Selections from The Sounds of Poetry Pg. 587 Last Day before the final paper is dueReview concepts Thurs 5/5 Last Day of Classes Final Paper-Distribution Final Paper Due Today 4 ² 5 pages (Pick up your graded Final) Week 16 Tues 5/10 Finals Week ² No Class Today Note: Last class will be on 5/12

Midterm In Class Essay

Poetry Out Loud/ Poetry as a spoken language Continuation of Romantic Album Theme & Tone

Poetry /Writing Workshops Speaker & Setting Selections from: What Happens? Where? When?Pg. 512 Thurs 4/7

Thurs 3/24 Begin Poetry Unit _____________ Introduction to Poetry: Structure & Form ________________ Imagism Selections from diverse poets in Romantic Love: An Album Pg. 469

Thurs 3/31 Figurative Language/ Allusion ___________________ Selections from diverse poets in Family: An Album Pg. 490

Thurs 5/12

Paper #3 2-3 pages Due Today

Poetry Workshop Selections from Cultural Homelands: An Album Pg. 539 Diverse Poets

Note: Throughout the semester you will discover that lectures, literary and writing workshops, blog assignments, creative projects and written assignments will be announced in class. This is a general timeline of the curriculum. Dates and lessons are subject to change. Announcements regarding any changes will be made in class in advance.

Calendar- Spring 2011 - EGL ² 102 - Instructor: J. Mignano-Brady

*Creative Assignments to look forward to:RAFT, Panel Discussions, Character Diaries, Informal Presentations, Blog Discussions

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