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Classic Works

of the ImaginationSymbol and Allegory

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The Classic Works learning objectives may be found on the Course Description page.

Speech Night will be on
Friday, May 24 at 6:30 p.m.


The activated dates listed below will take you to the assignments. Please remember that the dates of the hyperlinks indicate when the assignment has been given, not when it is due.

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Materials Needed


Specific assignments will be posted week to week on the assignment page. If the assignment page and the syllabus disagree, please follow the assignment page. The assignments are numbered according to weeks. There will be no classes on November 24, December 22, December 29, and March 29, and no assignments will be given for those dates. The tentative Speech Night date is Friday, May 22 at 6:30.

Speech Night Speech

For Speech Night you will be relating an experience and telling its significance. Read this speech, written several years ago, as an example for your own.

Book Report Format Sheet 1

You will be reading at least one book listed in the appendix of your book. Book Report Format Sheet 2, the alternate book report format sheet, is posted here

Online Reading Materials

    •    Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

    •    H. G. Wells Story for Assignment 15

    •    Franz Kafka’s “The Hunger Artist”

    •    George Orwell's Shooting an Elephant

    •    Alfred Tennyson’s Gareth and Lynette

    •    R. F. Starzl, “If the Sun Died”

    •    H. G. Wells, “The Magic Shop”

   •    Science Fiction Story for Assignment 34

    •   Comic Strip  for Assignment 15

    •    Short Story for Last Class

    •    Christopher Morley, "A Letter to Father Time"

Online Study Materials

    •    Outline for the critical paper on Animal Farm.

    •    Grade Sheet for the critical paper

    •    Study Guide for H.G. Wells’ Time Machine

    •    Study Guide Questions for A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

          Act 1     Act 2     Act 3     Act 4     Act 5

    •    Folger Library's edition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

    •    Assignment 2 Essay; Book

Student Allegorical Short Stories

Read fables written by students written in 2017.

Read short stories written by your classmates and those written in 2018.

Speech Night Plays

Mother Holle

When I Grow Up

Online Tests

    •    Test on Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations

Lesson 1 of Classic Works of the Imagination, Symbol and Allegory

    •    Lesson 1 Reading Material

    •    Lesson 1 Study Guide Material

    •    Lesson 2 Reading and Study Guide Material


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