College Preparatory English 11

  • College Preparatory English 11 is a writing-intensive American Literature course. The course explores organizing myths of American culture and how artists model ways for us to figure out, to paraphrase Mark Edmundson, who we are and what we are doing here. 

    Course texts (2021-2022):

    • The Unlikely Disciple by Kevin Roose
    • Hamilton: An American Musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda
    • How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C. Pam Zhang
    • Stitches by David Small
    • The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
    • They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing by Gerald Graff and Cathy Birkenstein
Mark Twain, author some of the best essays the English language has to offer