This first semester senior-level English course offers fascinating insight into British literary traditions spanning from Anglo-Saxon writing to the Enlightenment period. With interactive introductions and historical contexts, this course connects philosophical, political, religious, ethical, and social influences of each time period to the works of many notable authors, including Chaucer, William Shakespeare, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Queen Elizabeth I.
ELA 12 A
Unit 1- Epic Beginnings
Unit 2- From the Middle Ages Through the Renaissance
Unit 3- The Tragedy of Hamlet
Unit 4- The Enlightenment
Unit 5- The Gothic Novel: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde