American Literature: The Ralph Waldo Emerson Open Book “Quiz" is due on Tuesday, March 22nd! We have two reading selections from last week and a few more for this week:
- Edgar Allen Poe: “The Raven” and “Annabel Lee” [671-679, 689-701];
- Abraham Lincoln: “Address Delivered at the Dedication of the Cemetery at Gettysburg” [732-735];
- Henry David Thoreau: Walden [825-829, 844-920]; and,
- Walt Whitman: “Preface” to Leaves of Grass, “One’s-Self I Sing,” “Shut Not Your Doors,” “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer,” and “Letter to Ralph Waldo Emerson,” [991-1011, 1067, 1077-1084].
Art History II: This week we will continue with The Age of Revolutions as we move from the late 19th to the early 20th century with one documentary and three chapters from our text:
- Gaugin, the Full Story
- “Post-Impressionism 2 and Art Nouveau”
- “American Art in the Later 19th Century”
Poetry & Nonfiction: The Poets and Poetry Projects are due on Tuesday, March 22nd! It will probably take us both class days to complete these presentations.
Shakespeare's Tragedies and Histories: We should finish the modernized version of King Lear, King of Texas. Then we will have an assessment of your understanding of this play and its two films. We will also talk about the final assignment for the course. Next up? The Tragedy of Othello.
The Word--The New Testament: This week we will take a break and watch The Robe!
World Literature: Reminder: the Haiku assignment is due on Wednesday, March 23rd! We will finish the presentations of your Contemporary Infernos, and then we will begin a new unit this week—The Encounter with the Supernatural and Spirit Worlds. So we will be looking at two plays, one from Ancient Greece, and the other from the “Golden Age of Japanese Culture” [1275-1279]:
- Euripides: Medea [433-465]; and,
- Nōh drama [1393-1399], Kanze Kojirō Nobumitsu: Dōjōjī [1400-1409].
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
Enjoy those Hamantaschen and jelly beans!
Teacher Barb :)