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UNIT 3: AMERICAN ROMANTICISM: ROMANTICISM 1806-1855, TRANSCENDENTALISM 1840-1855

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What is American individualism?

LITERARY TEXTS--

ANTHOLOGIES:

  • Poe (Selection)

  • United States in Literature

NOVELS:

POETRY:

SHORT STORIES:

INFORMATIONAL TEXTS--

ESSAYS:

NONFICTION:

SPEECHES:

ART, MUSIC AND MEDIA--

ART:

MEDIA:

  • Documentaries as found on DiscoveryEducation.com, A&E, and History Channel

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES--


FUNDAMENTALS--

WRITING:

  • Narrative essay planning worksheet

GRAMMAR AND USAGE:

  • Nothing new this unit.

MECHANICS:

  • Nothing new this unit.

TERMINOLOGY:

  • Alliteration

  • Anaphora

  • Assonance

  • Consonance

  • Individualism

  • Lyric poetry

  • Manifest destiny

  • Metonymy

  • Noble savage

  • Paradox

  • Romanticism

  • Synecdoche

  • Transcendentalism

  • Verbal irony




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