Survey of American Literature: Eng 253

In this section, students are introduced to the American Gothic and Romantic period with an emphasis on Hawthorne and Poe.  A guideline for reading and analyzing fiction is provided, and instructors can also refer to resources in unit 1. 

Click here: Elements of Fiction, General Questions for Analysis

Click here: Link to "Cask of Amontillado"

Click here: Poe, "Cask of Amontillado" questions

click here: Poe's "Single Effect", an essay on the philosophy of composition

Click here: Poe, Quiz over "Single Effect" essay

click here: Hawthorne, "Rappaccini's Daughter" text and questions

Click here: Hawthorne, Quiz over "Rappaccini's Daughter"

Click here: Hawthorne, Overhead Quotation on "Mob of Scribbling Women"

Click here: Melville's Essay on Hawthorne

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