World Literature: Literary Analysis & Writing

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Teacher: Eve Rumbaugh
Date/Time: Wednesday - 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM
Recommended Grades: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Department: Language Arts
Grade Level: High School (9th-12th)
Maximum Enrollment: 12

The focus of this course is three-fold: first, to hone skills of close readings and careful analysis of literary texts; second, to bring measurable improvement in each student’s writing through a step-by-step building of skills; third, to explore contemporary works of world literature within their cultural context.  Students will demonstrate their mastery of the material through class discussions, tests, papers, and projects.

Students must print and bring to class numerous literary selections in lieu of using a textbook.  In addition, students will need to obtain their own copies of various books such as "Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood," "Hiroshima,"  "Things Fall Apart,"  and "The Queen of Water."  (These texts are subject to change.)   There will be several works that will need to be printed out, read, and brought to class for discussion.

Tuition: The fee for the fall semester is $340; it is due the first day of class.  The fee for the spring semester is $425; it is due 1/2/21.  If you would like to pay for the whole year on the first day of class, there is a discount of $40, making the total $725. There is also a one-time materials fee of $50: These fees cover not only tuition but also a portion of materials we will use in class and monthly administrative fees paid to MAS.

Tuition for the fall semester (or the whole year) and the $50 materials fee is due the first day of class.   All checks should be made out to "Schooling by Design."