American Literature II

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American Literature II

Recommended Grade Level: 11 - 12

American Literature II continues the study of important literature in American heritage after the Civil War. The course explores the periods of Realism and Naturalism and covers literary devices, such as setting, irony, tall tales, and social themes. Students will study the Modernist Period, Harlem Renaissance and the Lost Generation. By the end of this course, students will have read the works of many of America’s greats including T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson and more.

Credit: 0.5




Note: This course is not designed for ELL (English Language Learners) students. ELL students may enroll in this course ONLY if they have adequate mentor support at their home school and are able to fulfill all course requirements.


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