In this section, students are introduced to the American Gothic and Romantic period with an emphasis on Hawthorne and Poe. A guideline for reading and analyzing fiction is provided, and instructors can also refer to resources in unit 1.
Click here: Elements of Fiction, General Questions for Analysis
Click here: Link to "Cask of Amontillado"
Click here: Poe, "Cask of Amontillado" questions
click here: Poe's "Single Effect", an essay on the philosophy of composition
Click here: Poe, Quiz over "Single Effect" essay
click here: Hawthorne, "Rappaccini's Daughter" text and questions
Click here: Hawthorne, Quiz over "Rappaccini's Daughter"
Click here: Hawthorne, Overhead Quotation on "Mob of Scribbling Women"
Click here: Melville's Essay on Hawthorne