February 14, 2013
A Paine-ful American Dilemma
Thomas Paines works Common Sense and The American Crisis, No. 1 describes his
views of and convictions for the American Revolution. Both works portray Paines want fo
April 18, 2013
The American Adventure
Throughout the history of the United States there has beenand still isadventures that
Americans have had, searched for, and/or had an itch for. Adventure almost seems to be b
January 15, 2013
The two different creation stories are interesting because they explain how other people
view how the world was created. Some parts of both stories have some similarities to
Christianity. Both stories
Class notes for American Literature
Literature: writing, books, etc.
What does it mean to be an American? Tension (i.e. between ideas, belonging and longing)
Whats going to be looked at over the semester: Drama, Fictions (novels, short stori
14 February 2013
Are Race, Class, and Gender Dominating American Literature?
I believe that race, class, and gender are dominating American literature, because
so many of the works of literature that I have
Paper 2: Agree or Disagree: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn addresses issues still
relevant in American Society?
I agree that The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn addresses issues still rele
Reaction Page 5: Henry David Thoreaus From Walden or Life in the Woods
My reaction to Henry David Thoreaus From Walden or Life in the Woods is I
really enjoyed reading this. I think this work
Reaction Page 6: Walt Whitmans Song of Myself
My reaction to Walt Whitmans Song of Myself is I really enjoyed reading it.
This poem is written in a free verse style. I think this poem seems t