American Intellectual History

Course Policies

Educational Overview

Reading Strategies

Writing Strategies

To Know

• Vocabulary

   
from Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

   from Fussell's "Thank God for the
   Atom Bomb"

   
from Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

   from Wharton's The Age of Innocence

• Frequently Read Works

Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues"

Chopin's The Awakening

Eliot's "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"

Faulkner's Go Down, Moses

Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby

Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter

Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises

Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

James's "Daisy Miller"

McBride's The Color of Water

Melville's "Bartleby, The Scrivener"

Morrison's Song of Solomon

O'Connor's "Good Country People"

O’Neill's Long Day’s Journey into Night

Wharton's The Age of Innocence

Whitman's "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry"

Williams's The Night of the Iguana