America Literature Essay

Select four literary works from the course schedule to represent each of the four periods you have studied during this course: one from Beginnings to 1820one from 1820 to 1865one from 1865 to 1914one from 1914 to present, and write an essay of 5-6 well-developed paragraphs discussing what makes these works distinctly “American” and how that definition has changed over time.
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ENGL 2130 Final Exam Study Guide
Date: Monday, April 30
Location: Online in the Assignments section of D2L course
Time: Assignment folder available from 5 p.m. Friday, April 27, to 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 30
(Plan to spend two uninterrupted hours on the exam to simulate a regular exam period.)
Submissions are due by 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 30.
**Late submissions will not be accepted. Documents that are not in a compatible format
(compatible formats include .doc, .docx, .pdf, and .rtf) will receive a score of zero.**
Grade Weight: 25 percent of course grade
Format: Essay (5 paragraphs)
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Your exam will consist of a single essay prompt that asks you to make observations
about American Literature in each major period covered during this course using
assigned texts as examples. You may refer to the primary texts, but no other sources
are allowed. If you choose to cite sources, you will need to include in-text citations and
a Works Cited.
To prepare:
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Review characteristics and historical/social context of each period and how texts
assigned in each unit illustrate these characteristics. Also, be familiar with basic MLA
style, especially document formatting.
o Unit 1: Beginnings to 1820 (Lessons 2-4)
o Unit 2: 1820-1865 (Lessons 5-7)
o Unit 3: 1865-1914 (Lessons 8-9)
o Unit 4: 1914 to present (Lessons 10-15)
Practice outlining/forming a well-developed paragraph:
o Remember that each paragraph needs an introduction (in the form of a topic
sentence), supporting points, and a conclusion.
o Go over feedback comments and use your handbook to work on trouble areas
(sentence fragments, run-ons, etc.).
Review the Guide for Evaluating Compositions provided in the “Welcome” content
folder; your essay will be graded according to this guide.
Important Reminder: This is an individual assignment, so you are not allowed to seek help from
classmates, teammates, family members, friends, or tutors. To do so would violate the
academic honesty portion of the EGSC Student Handbook; violations will be penalized
according to the academic honesty policy in the course syllabus.
ENGL 2130 Course Schedule for Spring 2018
Dates
Lesson
Jan. 8-12
1
Course Information; Lahiri (1649-50) and “Sexy” (1650-65)
Pre-test (not for a grade–assessment purposes only)
2
Monday-No classes; Beginnings to 1700 (Vol. 1 3-19);
Columbus (24) and “Letter to Luis de Santangel” (25-26);
Smith (57-59) and The General History of Virginia… (59-68)
Diagnostic Assignment Due in D2L by 11:59 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15
3
“Amer. Lit. 1700-1820” (157-169); Edwards (177-78) and
“Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” (209-20); Franklin
(234-36) and The Autobiography , Part Two (293-308)
4
St. John de Crevecoeur (308-09) and “What Is an American”
(309-19); Jefferson (337-38) and The Autobiography of
Thomas Jefferson (339-44)
Feb. 5-9
5
“Amer. Lit. 1820-1865” (445-66); Emerson (505-08) and
Nature (508-36); Hawthorne (603-06) and “The Minister’s
Black Veil” (636-45)
Feb. 12-16
6
Stowe (779-81) and Uncle Tom’s Cabin (781-818);Thoreau
(839-42) and Walden, Chapter 1: Economy (858-900)
Jan. 15-19
Jan. 22-26
Jan. 29-Feb. 2
Readings
Assignments Due and Announcements
Essay Due in D2L by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, February 6
7
Douglass (934-38) and Narrative, Chapters 1-3 (946-54);
Whitman (1005-09) and Song of Myself : 1, 21, 24 (1024-25,
1038-39, 1040-1042); Dickinson (1189-93) and 122 (1194),
236 (1196) and 479 (1206-07)
Midterm Exam: Monday, Feb. 19 (required proctored experience; see D2L
content for more information)
Feb. 26-March 2
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“Amer. Lit. 1865-1914” (Vol. 2 pages 3-19); Twain (98-101)
and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn , Chapters 1-9 (105-36);
Wharton (498-99) and “The Other Two” (499-512)
*Wednesday, February 28: Last day to withdraw without academic
penalty (contact Registrar’s Office to withdraw)
March 5-9
9
Du Bois (531-32) and The Souls of Black Folk , Chapter 1 (53338); Crane (581-84) and “The Blue Hotel” (600-19)
Feb. 19-23
March 12-16
Spring Break
March 19-23
10
“Amer. Lit. 1914-1945” (653-72); Frost (727-28) and “Design”
(740); Eliot (819-22) and “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”
(822-25);
March 26-30
11
Hurston (939-40) and “How It Feels to Be Colored Me” (94043); Fitzgerald (963-65) and “Winter Dreams” (965-80)
12
Hemingway (1019-21) and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” (102137); Steinbeck (1045-46) and “The Leader of the People”
(1046-55)
Research Project Due in D2L by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, April 1
13
“Amer. Lit. since 1945” (1071-87); Bishop (1103-05) and “The
Fish” (1105-06) and “One Art (1112-13); The Namesake
Chapters 1-4 (1-96); Reader Resources on The Namesake
posted in D2L Content
April 2-6
April 9-13
Break–no classes and no assignments due
April 16-20
14
O’Connor (1339-40) and “Good Country People” (1340-53);
Rich (1379-81) and “Diving into the Wreck” (1386-88); The
Namesake Chapters 5-8 (97-218)
April 23-27
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Erdrich (1595-97) and “Fleur” (1599-1608); The Namesake
Chapters 9-12 (219-291)
Post-test (not for a grade–assessment purposes only)
30-Apr
Exams Week
None
Final Exam Due in D2L by 11:59 p.m. Monday, April 30

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