In this course, students will delve into the exciting world of literary history and explore the significant movements that have shaped the Western Canon. Starting with a brief introduction to the study of literature, this course will provide students with a broad understanding of the development of literary movements throughout history.
Throughout the course, students will explore movements such as Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Victorian, Realism, Surrealism, and more. In addition to learning about the history and background of these movements, students will be encouraged to engage in discussions with their teacher and peers, sharing their thoughts and ideas about what they are reading.
To reinforce their learning, students will also have the opportunity to write biweekly assignments, reflecting on what they have learned and expressing their own perspectives on the literary movements they have studied.
Through this course, students will develop their critical thinking and analytical skills, gaining a deeper appreciation for the power and impact of literature throughout history. Join us on this exciting journey through the Western Canon, and let us help you unlock the key to this rich world of literary history.
Students and their parents will receive brief feedback after each class regarding the student’s general participation in class. Students will also receive feedback on graded assignments via email. At the end of the course, the student will receive a final report card, which thoroughly speaks to their overall participation in the course, including major assignments.