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English 11
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What makes American literature American? This course will explore literary movements in American literature from pre-colonial times into the 20th century. You will read plays, novels, and poetry that have influenced the cultural landscape of the United States. You will also learn to use techniques from the course to improve your own writing.

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SEMESTER 1
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Unit 1: Pre-Colonial Period
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  • Early America
  • Native American Literature
  • Comparing Literature and Analyzing Perspective
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Unit 2: Colonial Period
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  • Puritan Times
  • Slavery in the US
  • Revolutionary Period
  • Democracy in America
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Unit 3: Romanticism and Transcendentalism
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  • America's Literary Traditions
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Unit 4: Realism
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  • America Sings and Sighs
  • Rising Voices
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SEMESTER 2
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Unit 5: Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance
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  • Moving to Modernism
  • The Harlem Renaissance
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Unit 6: Postmodernism
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  • War and the World
  • Postmodernism and the Memory Play
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Unit 7: Postmodernism and the Contemporary America
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  • Beat Generation and Counterculture