American Literature
Catholic Homeschool High School Course
This is a survey of American literature. The textbook chronologically covers major periods in American history by tracing the development of American literature and culture.

The first section includes travel narratives and letters from early explorers and missionaries such as Christopher Columbus and Blessed Junipero Serra. The second section includes political pieces by Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington.

Students study the formal American literary tradition, including great American authors like Irving, Longfellow, Hawthorne, and Poe. The book continues through the frontier period and finishes with selections from the 20th century.

ENG312  |  Credit: 1  |  Prerequisites: Juniors & Seniors only
REQUIRED for Academic and Advanced Academic Diplomas
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American Literature

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