“A story is like something you wind out of yourself. Like a spider, it is a web you weave, and you love your story like a child.” ― Katherine Anne Porter
Students will examine both nonfiction and fiction texts such as short stories, poems, and novels. These works are written in America by Americans examining the nation’s voice as it develops from the early American settlers to present day modern Americans. The course will focus on works from the Puritan, Colonial, Revolutionary, Romantic, Realistic, and Modern Periods.
The class will improve students’ skills in writing, grammar, and vocabulary. Students will also prepare for the PSAT examination.