American Literature: American Literature 1820-1865: An American Renaissance—Nationalism, Transcendentalism, and Romanticism. We will finish The Belle of Amherst, Julie Harris’ portrayal of Emily Dickinson before moving on to a new unit: American Literature 1865-1914: The transformation of a Nation—American Realism:
- Introduction and Time-line [1255-1269]
- Mark Twain: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Art History II: We will start with the Virtual Curator Glogster presentations which were supposed to be presented last week before finishing the Art of Revolutions:
- Art of the Western World, Episode 8: “Into the Twentieth Century”
- Cubism 1: Picasso and Braque
- Cubism 2 and Orphism
- British Art: “The Vortex”
- Matisse and Picasso—Twin Giants of Modern Art
- Russian Art 1: from Symbolism to Suprematism
- Russian Art 2: Constructivism
- Forward and Map: The World of the 20th Century
- Art in Italy: Metaphysical Paintint
- Surrealism 1: Figurative
- Surrealism 2: Abstract
- Cubist Developments
Poetry & Nonfiction: We are reading: In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer. You should have read through Tears and “Part One” as homework, and we will be reading Part Two in class, so please do NOT forget to bring your copy of the book to class!
Shakespeare's Tragedies and Histories: We will finish Othello and then watch the Orson Wells film version of this play—a curious artifact from a world-renowned director. Next up? Julius Caesar!
The Word--The New Testament: We have finished with the textbook, and now we will be examining the Bible as it pertains to film. As promised? The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe! What is the deadly sin portrayed in this first Chronicle? Watch and see!
World Literature: Reminder: Writing Assignment 1 is due on Wednesday, April 13th. To finish out our unit of The Encounter with Supernatural and Spirit Worlds, we have a couple of reading selections:
- Naguib Mahfouz: Zaabalawi [2881-2893]—there will be an assignment related to this selection
- “The Rise of Islam and Islamic Literature [861-867]
- The Thousand and One Nights [923-948]
- The Bible: The Old Testament, “Psalm 137” 
- “China’s Middle Period” [813-817]
- Tu Fu: poetry selections [835-838]
Online Classes: please make sure that you are on track and on task!
This is an A week.
Teacher Barb :)