Literature A                                         

Mrs. Johnson

What do star-crossed lovers, the Jazz Age on Long Island and a precocious child named Scout growing up in Alabama have in common?

All will be the subject of our literary adventures this year as we read, discuss and respond to wonderful novels, plays, short stories, and poems. We'll talk about the elements of literature, analyze a variety of works and discuss how these works reveal their author's worldview and impact our thinking and feeling. Our goals will be to understand, evaluate and appreciate literary works, within their historical context and measured against biblical truth.

REQUIRED MATERIALS

  • 1" binder with notebook paper

  • Note taking supplies

  • Access to printer and paper for making copies of selected poems for classmates.

  • Novels do not need to be the current edition, older editions are fine. However, it will be helpful to have the specified edition of Romeo and Juliet, for ease in following along during reading aloud.

FALL SEMESTER

  • Hinds' Feet in High Places by Hannah Hurnard - Used prices start at $2 on Amazon (https://amzn.to/2SB4XQW)

  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - Used prices start at $2 on Amazon (https://amzn.to/2Y0xiWI)

  • Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare (Folger Shakespeare Library Edition) - Used prices range from $.25-$3.28 on Amazon (http://amzn.to/2sSogaJ)

  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee - Used prices start at $5.15 on Amazon (http://amzn.to/2t5Tb7m)

SPRING SEMESTER

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