Part 1: 33 multiple-choice questions (11 each from drama, short fiction, and poetry) to bubble in on a Scantron sheet that I will provideAssigned texts for the exam, for you to read on your own (we cannot discuss them in class):
Part 2: an essay from your choice of topics assigned on the exam itself,to be written in a blue examination book that I will provide.
Play: The Playboy of the Western World by J.M. Synge in The Playboy of the Western World and Riders to the Sea, by J. M. Synge
Story: "The Stones of the Village, " by Alice Dunbar Nelson in Great Short Stories by American Women, by Candace Ward (Editor)
Both of these texts are now available for purchase in the SU bookstore for $1.95 each. (Yep, $4.00 for the two of them.)
Poem: "The Heavy Bear Who Goes with Me," by Delmore Schwartz, available through this link or this link for you to print out and read on your own.
-- In-class grammar/editing practice
-- in-class review for Poetry quiz
-- Poetry quiz, same format as for the previous two quizzes
»»WEEK 16 (5/9 & 5/11/05)
-- no class; use as revision time
-- final draft Essay #3 Poetry due to my office by 4 p.m.