Writing and Literature

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  • Grammar Day


    Why not celebrate Grammar Day with a quick lesson on avoiding common mistakes?

  • Revisions


    We will read and discuss three classics, Beowulf, King Lear, and Jane Eyre, paired with 20th century works, Grendel, A Thousand Acres, and Wide Sargasso Sea, that play upon and present a new perspective on the original plots. John Gardner tells the story from Grendel’s point of view, Jane Smiley recreates the story of Lear […]

  • Short Stories and a Poem or Two


    We will read and discuss two short stories each week, and occasionally, if relevant, some poems as well. No pressure to be an English major for this one. You will receive the stories/poems by email ahead of time and then share your reactions with other members of the class.