English: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Literature

 

Leo Tolstoy in His Study

Leo Tolstoy in His Study (Photo credit: Tschäff)

 

Activities in this unit will coincide with the grammar unit and testing days as well. All readings will be given as classwork; so that, students may have time at home to complete their projects for  World History.Day One (Tuesday, May 8)
French Literature
Russia 1812 “The Expatiation”  by V. Hugo pg778

Wednesday, May 9: On-Demand Testing

Day Two (Thursday, May 10)

Finish French Literature “The Piece of String” by G. de Maupassant pg 786 (Read Both Ans #1,3-6)
Russian Literature (Read One Ans #2,4,6,7,8)
“The Long Exile” by L. Tolstoy
“A Problem” by A. Chekov

Essay: discuss the essence of Russian Literature and how it is uniquely different from other European writings, like Hugo and Maupassant.

Friday, May 11: Practice Test

Day Three (Monday, May 14)
Poetry (Use the Chart pg893 as example)
Everything is Plundered… & Before spring there are days like these by A. Akhmatova p891
The Guitar by F.G. Lorca p895
Song of a Citizen by C. Milosz p922

Day Four/Five (Wednesday & Thursday May 16-17)

“The Hunger Artist” by F. Kafka pg869 (Ans 1,3,5,)
“The Ring” by I. Dinesen pg882 (Ans 1,3,5)
“The Myth of Syssiphus” by A. Camus pg899 (Ans 5,7,9)

Day Six (Friday, May 18) (Metafiction!)
“Borges and I” by JL Borges pg934 (Ans 3,5,6,8,9)
“Tuesday Siesta” by GG Marquez pg957 (Ans 4,5,6)

Day Seven (Wednesday, May 11)
The Fellowship of the Ring “A Journey in the Dark” and “The Bridge at Khazad-dum” by. JRR Tolkien

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