Section outline

  • Monday:

    Notes: alliteration, assonance, consonance (see below);

    Read "The Raven," by Edgar Allan Poe;

    Find examples of alliteration, assonance, and consonance in "The Raven"


    Review "The Raven," answer questions 1, 3-7 in text;


     Vocabulary quiz / new vocabulary


    "Nature" and "Self-Reliance," in textbook; answer questions 2-5 ("Nature") and 1-4 ("Self-Reliance")


    Choose any of the Romantic stories or poems we have read so far:

    • ·"Thanatopsis”
    • ·"The Devil and Tom Walker”
    • ·"The Raven”
    • ·"From Self Reliance
    • ·"From Nature

    Review your notes on American Romanticism. Giving examples, explain how the selection is an example of Romanticism. Due today.

    Homework: Read "The Pit and the Pendulum,” p. 255, and answer questions 2-5; due Monday


    Handouts for the week: