Wide Sargasso Sea

Reading Schedule

Research Assignment Sheet and Sample

Preliminary Assignments

Assignment #1: Read Mary Klages' "Postmodernism" (link below).  In the essay, Mary Klages clarifies the distinctions between "Modernism" and "Postmodernism."  According to her, what distinguishes the two movements?  Submit your response to your reading journal.

Mary Klages' "Postmodernism"

Assignment #2:
Read Jamaica Kincaid's "On Seeing England for the First Time" (link below) and write a response that discusses Kincaid's attitude toward England and analyzes how she conveys that attitude.  Post your response to your reading journal.

Jamaica Kincaid's "On Seeing England for the First Time"

Assignment #3: Find maps of the Caribbean and Jamaica and post them to your reading journal.  Try to find some that date back to 1850, but if you can't, a current one is fine.

Modern Art Powerpoint
Modernism - PANIC Handout (link will be posted after class on 10/30)

Part I Assignments

Part I - Guiding Questions
Looking Glass Activity
Part I Assessment - This will be done in class on 11/11.

Part II Assignments

Part II - p. 59-86 (Classwork): Post your responses to your journal.  
Sargasso Sea Article

Part III Assignments

Practice AP Prompts

What am I reading now?

The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
American Gods
The Quiet American
Inside Out & Back Again
The Tiger Rising