American Literature Review
with CEU Certificate*
A course reviewing the literature of America and the people who made it, from earliest days to the present. Learn about the major literary movements; realism, romanticism and transcendentalism and the authors who have contributed significantly to the development of American literature in its different aspects.
American Lit 101 presents an easy to follow timeline with a brief synopsis of major authors and their work. Reading and learning about American literature is synonymous with understanding the history and culture of a nation that has undergone dramatic social, economic, and cultural change in its relatively short history.
If you're looking for test prep or review for school or college or just interested in understanding the changes in American literature for your general educational enhancement, this course will meet your needs.
This course is an overview of American Lit. You will not be rquired to read the novels, plays and poems during the class but you may have to go back and review the plots and themes if you haven't read them in the past.
Lesson 2: Colonial Period to 1750
Lesson 3: Revolutionary Period up to 1820
Lesson 4: Writings from 1820-1865
Lesson 5: The Writings of a Continental Nation, 1865-1900
Lesson 6: Writings 1900-1920's
Lesson 7: Writings 1920-1945
Lesson 8: Writings from 1945 to Present
|Lesson 1 Quiz||60|
|Lesson 2 Assignment||20|
|Lesson 2 Quiz (Colonial Period Up To 1790)||10|
|Assignment for Lesson 3||20|
|Lesson 3 Quiz (The Writings Revolutionary of the Period up to 1820||9|
|Assignment for Lesson 4||20|
|Lesson 4 Quiz (The Flowering of American Romanticism from 1820-1865)||10|
|Lesson 5 Assignment||20|
|Lesson 5 Quiz ( The Writings of 1865-1900)||10|
|Lesson 6 Assignment||20|
|Lesson 6 Quiz (The Writings of 1900-1920)||9|
|Compulsion of Steinbeck, Fitzgerald and Hemmingway||50|
|Assignment for Lesson 7||20|
|Lesson 7 Quiz (The Writings of 1920-1945)||10|
|What Compelled American Writers 1945 to Present?||50|
|Assignment for Lesson 8||20|
|Lesson 8 Quiz (The Writings of 1945 -- To The Present)||10|