American Literature: Women Who Wrote Short Stories
In this four-week class, students will read four different short stories by three different women authors from the 19th century. Students will complete writing assignments during class and then complete a final literary analysis.
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What do Mark Twain, Edgar Allan Poe, and Washington Irving have in common? They are all great American writers. They are also men. What does gender have to do with it? Life in the 19th century was much different than life now, especially for women. Men and women during that time had very different perspectives on life. Women who wrote in the 19th century had a different kind of story to tell. Many of those stories surrounded the themes of oppression and rebellion. In this class, we're going...
I have a bachelor's degree in writing and journalism. I worked as a journalist for over five years and won several awards during my career. In college, I completed advanced literature classes. Studying literature combines two of my greatest passions, reading and writing.
Students will be given handouts with the stories on them. Printing the stories is optional.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
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I have a lot of passions in life, but two of my biggest passions are reading and writing. One of my main goals is to create a love of literature. If a student can read well, the possibilities of what they can learn are endless. I believe that...