English 206 Class Schedule
Spring 2001
Dr. T. Hanlon

Dates

Assignments

T 1/16 Introduction to Course and Realism
Th 1/18 Sarah O. Jewett, “A White Heron”
T 1/23 Emily Dickinson:  Poems 67, 214, 303, 401, 435
Th 1/25 Dickinson:  Poems 280, 324, 328, 341, 465, 585, 640, 712, 732, 754, 986, 1732
T-Th 1/30-2/1 Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
F 2/2 First Paper Due
T 2/6 Stephen Crane, “The Open Boat”
Th-T 2/8-13 Kate Chopin, The Awakening
Sat. 1/10 Performance of An Evening with Mark Twain and Friends, Sale Theatre, 7:30 p.m.
Th 2/15 TEST I
T 2/20 F. Scott Fitzgerald, “Babylon Revisited”
Th 2/22 T. S. Eliot:  “Rhapsody on a Windy Night” and “The Hippopotamus” (handouts), “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” “Preludes” (“Sweeney Among the Nightingales” isn't in our textbook—not required)
T 2/27 T. S. Eliot, The Waste Land I. “The Burial of the Dead”

REVISIONS OF PAPER I DUE

Th 3/1 Carl Sandburg:  “Chicago,” The Harbor,” “Happiness,” “Graceland,” “Fog,” “Cool Tombs,” “Grass”
Robert Frost:  “The Road Not Taken,” “Fire and Ice,” “Design,” “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”
3/5-9 SPRING BREAK
T 3/13 William Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily”
Th 3/15 ee cummings:  “in just—,” “o sweet spontaneous,” “Buffalo Bill’s defunct,” “l(a),” “the Cambridge ladies,” “next to of course god america i,” “my sweet old etcetera,” “i sing of Olaf,” “anyone lived in a pretty how town”

Final deadline for approval of project topics and dates for all reports

T 3/20 Alan Ginsberg:  “Howl,” “A Supermarket in California,” “America”
Th 3/22 TEST II
T 3/27 James Baldwin, “Sonny’s Blues”
Th 3/29 Gwendolyn Brooks:  “Kitchenette Building,” “The Vacant Lot,” “Sadie and Maud,”
“The Mother,” “We Real Cool,” “The Lovers of the Poor”
T 4/3 Tillie Olsen, “I Stand Here Ironing”; Bobbie Ann Mason, “Shiloh”
Th 4/5 Alice Walker, “Everyday Use”
T 4/10 Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie
Th 4/12 EASTER BREAK
T 4/17 The Glass Menagerie—continued
Th 4/19 Edward Albee, Zoo Story
Donald Barthelme, “The School”
T-Th 4/24-26 Group work on American picture books
T 5/1 Catch up, review for final exam
Mon. 5/7 FINAL EXAM 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.


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