Category: American Literature

  • Instructions: After reading A Streetcar Named Desire and viewing clips of the fi

    Instructions: After reading A Streetcar Named Desire and viewing clips of the film starring Marlon Brando and Vivian Leigh, you will create a PowerPoint presentation that promotes a new live-action film version of the play. You will select one famous individual (the individual does not have to be an actor or actress) that is currently […]

  • Final Presentation: Podcast Instructions Final Presentation Podcast The Goal: To

    Final Presentation: Podcast Instructions Final Presentation Podcast The Goal: To perform an in-depth exploration of a key author covered this term and create an informative and entertaining podcast (5 to 7 minutes long) discussing their works, themes, and impact on American literature. Step One: Choose an author we’ve covered this term who piqued your interest. […]

  • Week 3 Creative Writing Assignment: Write a trial drama in which any of the char

    Week 3 Creative Writing Assignment: Write a trial drama in which any of the characters in this week’s literary works are put on trial for crimes implied or explicitly stated within any of the literary works you’ve read this week. Specific charges, evidence, arguments for or against guilt, and a verdict. Your submission must: include […]

  • Fiction is writing that allows the writer to invent events, experiences without

    Fiction is writing that allows the writer to invent events, experiences without being called a liar and without being blamed for “stretching the truth.” Events, dates, experiences from your own life may be informed by factual events but they are altered, reshaped and combined to meet the need of the literary work. In other words, […]

  • 1. In a Microsoft Word or PDF-compatible document, type your rough draft. 2. You

    1. In a Microsoft Word or PDF-compatible document, type your rough draft. 2. You should use your outline to help you compose this first draft. 3. Format the essay following MLA guidelines and remember to include in-text citations 4. Submit the first four paragraphs of your essay: introduction, historical background, first author paragraph, and second […]

  • Consider the Arch of Titus. What is it? Who commissioned its erection? Why was

    Consider the Arch of Titus. What is it? Who commissioned its erection? Why was it built? What does it symbolize? This arch was incredibly controversial at the time. Why might the citizens of Jerusalem view it differently than the citizens of Rome? In an essay, describe the arch, its architectural features, its symbolism, and the […]

  • we explored works that merged the genres of the gothic and science fiction. Comp

    we explored works that merged the genres of the gothic and science fiction. Compare Ray Bradbury’s “Marionettes, Inc.,” by “The Veldt,” explain how these stories use the gothic element of the uncanny to explore our concerns about the both dangers of technology and the darker aspects of human nature. should include an introduction that introduces […]

  • Fiction is writing that allows the writer to invent events, experiences without

    Fiction is writing that allows the writer to invent events, experiences without being called a liar and without being blamed for “stretching the truth.” Events, dates, experiences from your own life may be informed by factual events but they are altered, reshaped and combined to meet the need of the literary work. In other words, […]

  • For this essay you will “evaluate” three reviews of staged performances of Eugen

    For this essay you will “evaluate” three reviews of staged performances of Eugene O’Neill’s play Long Day’s Journey into Night. these are the 3 reviews: (https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/25/theater/long-days-journey-into-night-review.html), (file:///C:/Users/camya/Downloads/Long_Days_Journey_Into_Night.PDF), (file:///C:/Users/camya/OneDrive/Desktop/ldjin%20mm.pdf) A review is typically a short article written about a book, movie, TV series, work of art, a restaurant, or for the purposes of this assignment, a […]

  • Please Read UNIT #1: EARLY SETTLERS Contextualization Essay You have been expos

    Please Read UNIT #1: EARLY SETTLERS Contextualization Essay You have been exposed to different accounts of early settlers’ experiences in the texts you have read for this unit. It is important that we contextualize these letters within the larger framework of American history and national identity. PROMPT: Choose ONE of the works and authors you […]