This course has three primary strands of instruction that embody the interconnected and ever-evolving nature of literature and language.
Literature: Modern and Post-Modern British literature/poetry, world literature, multiple genres, literary criticism, reading comprehension, and author’s craft.
Thesis: Year-long capstone project that involves the writing of a Weltanschauung, Apologia, and Vocare.
Rhetoric: Effective communication, both individually and collaboratively, through spoken and written compositions in multiple formats and genres.
- 1984, George Orwell
- The Great Divorce, C.S. Lewis
- The Lord of the Flies, William Golding
- The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson
- Things Fall Apart, Chinua Achebe
- As We Forgive, Catherine Claire Larson
- The Greatest Thing in the World, Henry Drummond
- Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen
- Hamlet, William Shakespeare
- Selections of poetry and short stories