4 credits

Designed to enhance students' appreciation for literature while focusing on improving writing skills. Students will study essays, novels, plays, poems and short stories from various times, places, and authors to provide an opportunity to read good literature and to develop their comprehension, writing, and discussion skills.

  • Literature: Continued focus on both classical and modern writers. Particular emphasis on theme and purpose.
  • Composition: Emphasis on rhetorical strategies for successful writing.
Prerequisites: 
English 10