Institute for Excellence in Writing
Excellence in Literature - American Literature
This challenging, self-directed course introduces students to great American literature in a chronological historical, literary, and artistic context, while developing skills in writing and literary analysis. During a large portion of this advanced high school course, students will gain maximum benefits as they perform in-depth research. Suggested prerequisites include: Teaching the Classics, The Elegant Essay, and Windows to the World: Introduction to Literary Analysis. This course may be taken concurrently with Teaching the Classics–Worldview Supplement.