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British Literature


Course

British Literature

Instructor

Christina Mantanona

Email address

cmantanona@fatherduenas.com

Grade Level

12

Course Overview


    This Senior Literature course will cover British and other world literature so that students will be able to interpret the influences of historical events on many literary works, as well as to increase skills in analysis, composition and speaking.  This course will highlight and explore the themes, events and connections that make up British Literature and traverse different cultures throughout literary history.


Course Objectives

  • To recognize and be able to analyze selections from the various genres of literature.

  • To develop proficient skill in identification of the formats of English poetry, prose, and drama.

  • To develop an appreciation and understanding of the cultural and historical events which have shaped a large part of British Literature.

  • To increase vocabulary and develop proficiency in speaking before an audience.