Students will study a variety of American literary genres: short

story, novel, drama, nonfiction, essay and poetry. Major writers

may include, but are not limited to, the following: Hawthorne,

Dickinson, Twain and Poe. Specific practices in writing will

include constructing sentences, paragraphs and various short

compositions. Study of grammar and usage will supplement

writing exercises and other assignments. Formal writing will be

word processed.