Lesson Plans
American Literature 2nd Q 12.13 Lesson Plans
Week: 12/10/2012 Instructor: Duane Hannan Academics
Hawthorne--biography presnt

"Dr. Heidigger's Experiment"--read, questions; list 10 vocab items in the margins of the questions handout

Independent Reading

"Dr. Heidigger's Experiment"--review questions

Romanticism in Hawthorne--note the idea that emotion trumps reason, a romantic notion; Reasonable would have been to learn from their past mistakes, but each of the subjects ( Medbourne, Killigrew, Gascoigne and Wycherly) is carried away by old obsessions: greed, hedonism, political intrigue and fame, vanity; the author delivers his message as an irony fundamental to humans

"Rappaccini's Daughter"--video to 24:53

"Rappaccini's Daughter"--video to end; the statement made against science

Poe--Gothic as sub-category of Romanticism; Poe biography present; bio video: http://www.learn360.com/ShowVideo.aspx?ID=226932&SearchText=poe&lid=4932555

Poe--finish bio; "The Tell Tale Heart" vocab, read, questions