Dr. Heather HillVásquez, Department of English, University of Detroit Mercy 
ENL 235 COURSE SCHEDULE
Winter Semester 2007
Please note that we will not always have sufficient class time to discuss in depth all of the assigned readings. Nevertheless, you are responsible for all readings listed on the Course Schedule and quizzes, essays, the final exam, and other required work for the course will draw upon any and all readingseven those we do not cover in class.
Course Handouts (CH) earlier will be distributed well in advance of their due dates.
Unless otherwise indicated, all readings are from 40 Short Stories.
CH = Course Handout
TKM = To Kill a Mockingbird
WEEK 1 

T 1/9 
Course Introduction Go over: Syllabus & Course Schedule Packet; Student Information Survey; Grading Rubric 
Th 1/11 
Due: Jewett, “A White Heron” (CH) Due: Hawthorne, “Young Goodman Brown,” 113 Discuss Plot Go over: Essays: General Guidelines; Sample Essay; Group Presentation and Responses to Group Presentation Questions Sign up for Group Presentations 
WEEK 2 

T 1/16 
Due: Poe, “The TellTale Heart ” ( CH ) Due: Cather, “Paul’s Case ” ( 12139 ) Due: Psychological Criticism (CH) Discuss Characterization Quiz 1 Group Presentation Schedule distributed 
Th 1/18 
Due: Updike, “A & P ” ( 37884 ) Due: Joyce, “Araby ” ( 14045 ) Due: Group Presentation 1 on "Araby" Go over: Midterm Essay Topics 
WEEK 3 

T 1/23 
Due: Lawr ence, “The RockingHorse Winner ” ( CH ) Due: Sociological Criticism (CH) Discuss Point of View Quiz 2 
Th 1/25 
Due: Fitzgerald, “ Babylon Revisited ” ( CH ) Due: Wolff, “Powder” (CH) Due: Biographical Criticism (CH) Discuss Setting Due: Group Presentation 2 on " Babylon Revisited" 
WEEK 4 

T 1/30 
Due: Oates, “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been? ” ( 40318 ) Due : Munro, “How I Met My Husband ” ( 36177 ) Quiz 3 
Th 2/1 
Due: Baldwin, “Sonny’s Blues ” ( 304333 ) Due: Group Presentation 3 on " Sonny's Blues " 
WEEK 5 

T 2/6 
Due: Hemmingway, “Indian Camp” (CH) Due: Wright , “The Man Who Was Almost a Man ” ( CH ) Discuss Theme Due: Group Presentation 4 on "The Man Who Was Almost a Man” 
Th 2/8 
Du e: Faulkner, “A Rose for Emily ” ( CH ) Due: Reader Response Criticism (CH) Discuss Symbolism 
WEEK 6 

T 2/13 
Due: Walker, “Everyday Use ” ( 42735 ) Due: Tan, "Two Kinds" (46878) Due: Group Presentation 5 on "Two Kinds" 
Th 2/15 
Due: Kincaid, “Girl,” (45354) Due: Bambara, "The Lesson" (41926) Quiz 4 Review of MLA citation format 
WEEK 7 

T 2/20 
Midterm Essays Due at Beginning of Class (essays turned in later will lose 5 points per day) 
Th 2/22 
Due: "A Company of Laughing Faces" (CH) Group Presentation 6 on "A Company of Laughing Faces"

WEEK 8 

T 2/27 
Due: Appachana, “The Prophecy ” (CH) Due: Feminist / Gender Criticism (CH) Quiz 5

Th 3/1 
Due: Olsen, "I Stand Here Ironing" (27784) Due: Group Presentation 7 on “I Stand Here Ironing” 
WEEK 9 

T 3/13 
Due: TKM (TBA) Quiz 6 
Th 3/15 
Due: TKM (TBA) Quiz 7 Go over and sign up for Individual Presentations 
WEEK 10 

T 3/20 
Due: TKM (TBA) Go over Assignments and Due Dates for Responses to Individual Presentations 
Th 3/22 
Due: TKM (TBA) Quiz 8 
WEEK 11 

T 3/27 
Individual Presentations  Final Essays 
Th 3/29 
Individual Presentations  Final Essays 
WEEK 12 

T 4/3 
Individual Presentations  Final Essays 
Th 4/5 
Individual Presentations  Final Essays 
WEEK 13 

T 4/10 
Individual Presentations  Final Essays 
Th 4/12 
Individual Presentations  Final Essays 
WEEK 14 

T 4/17 
Individual Presentations  Final Essays

Th 4/19 
Final Essay Due at Beginning of Class (essays turned in later will lose 5 points per day; any essay turned in after T 4/24 at 11:00 a.m. will receive a "0") 
WEEK 15  Finals Week 

T 4/24 
1112:50 p.m. Essay Exam on TKM 
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