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     I've used a Western Civilization approach to help students prepare for the AP Literature test. The following is a list of topics, novels, and other texts I will most likely be utilizing to give students a broad and organized wealth of information to take with them into the test: 
     

    Syntax 


    Poetry


    Greeks: Classical Antiquity

    Review Iliad

    Oedipus Rex (Irony)

    Death of a Salesman

    “Tragedy and the Common Man” Miller

    Aristotle's Theory of Tragedy

    “The Oedipus Complex” Freud


    Judeo-Christian Influence

    (Transitional)


    Middle Ages

    (Transitional)


    Renaissance: The Changing of the Guard

    Review Hamlet

    Great Chain of Being

    Macbeth


    Age of Reason/The Enlightenment

    “Essay on Man” Pope

    Voltaire


    Romanticism

    Frankenstein

    Poetry


    Victorian Age

    Industrialism

    Dickens

    Importance of Being Earnest


    Realism: 20th Century Reaction to the above Movements

    1984

    Heart of Darkness

    Their Eyes were Watching God

    The Color Purple 

    The Awakening


    Existentialism

    Characteristics of the Movement

    The Stranger

     
    It will be okay. We will get through it together. 
    Sherlock  
     
     
Last Modified on August 13, 2019