with John Winthrops A Model of Christian Charity (1630)
The theory that Americans are different from those in other countries
and have a special destiny to lead the world toward liberty and
From Thoreau, Henry David. Walden; or, Life in the Woods. Thoreau Reader. Richard Lenat. 9
August 2009. Web. 12 September 2015.
11. Higher Laws
Woodchuck by Charles W. Shwartz (1)
AS I CAME home through the woods
with my string of fish, trailing my
Reminiscences by Frances D. Gage of Sojourner Truth, for May 28-29, 1851 (1881)
By Frances D. Gage
The leaders of the movement trembled on seeing a tall, gaunt black woman in a gray
dress and white turban, surmounted with an uncouth sun-bonnet, march deli
Foster, Hannah Webster. From The Coquette; or, the History of Eliza Wharton. Heath
Anthology of American Literature: Beginnings to 1800. Boston: Wadsworth, 2009. 13951413.
By Hannah Webster Foster
[As the novel opens, Eliza has just escaped a
October 23, 2013
Hues of Talent
Langston Hughes is a well-known writer of African American literature. He is
recognized for many of his works and mainly for being a huge influence and attribute to
the Harlem Renai
September 30, 2013
Phillis Wheatley is the first African American to publish a book and the first to
establish reputation as a writer (213). She was born in the 1750s and at the time blacks
Professor Anderson -Pearce
The Apple Doesnt Fall Too Far
African American writers all have similar attributes when it comes to the things
they write about. Sometimes it can easily be seen and other times it requires deep
November 12, 2013
During the 1900s society still had a grip on the lives of African Americans.
Because of the unacceptance, many African Americans were forced to live as if their
rights were never es
A Man Named Jim
In Ethics of Living Jim Crow, an Autobiographical Sketch, Richard Wright
gives the reader a specific and detailed insight of life during the Jim Crow era. He gives
stories to help the reader better understan
_ Transcendentalism was a movement within American Romanticism
_ Romanticism: a nineteenth century way of looking at the world which was a strong
reaction against the Age of Reason (Thomas Jeffersonl); there was a pendulum
The Crucible Test
1. What sort of social life did the Salem villagers have?
2. What activities were forbidden?
3. What social/ leisure activities were condoned?
4. What was the attitude of the people of Salem toward the wilderness?
5. What does parochial
The Crucible Essay
The Crucible by Arthur Miller was an allegory pertaining to the Witchcraft Trials ,
McCarthyism, the test of mettle. McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of
disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evide
A man by the name of Bellerophon arrived at a fountain in Greece and a
maiden who was already there served him water from the fountain. Amazed
by such a delicious fountain Bellerophon comes across a country man with
a horse. The count
The story begins with a scientist named Aylmer who is married to a
beautiful woman named Georgiana. Being a scientist Aylmer seeks
perfection in every living thing on Earth. Because of the need of perfection,
Aylmer criticizes Georgi
The Ambitious Guest
The story begins with a description of different kinds of
happiness that lies between the youthful daughter, and elderly
grandmother. This very family of lives high above where the mountains lay.
Thus, they rarely get visitors
The Year My Sister Got Lucky
My name is Katie Wilder and Im at the age 14.
Michaela is my older sister, she is 18.
Ballet is what we feature,
In the whole city, we have the best teacher.
Michaela is the best at her class,
But me, I barely pass.
We lived o
In the play The Crucible written by Arthur Miller, it places during the time of the
witchcraft trials in Salem, Massachusetts. During this time era, multiple people became
convicts for witchcraft. Trials have been put forth in order to crack