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Language Arts Intensive Classes

Ages 13 & up

Thursdays, 1:30-5:30

Starting January 11

An introduction to compositional writing, along with studies of English and American Literature.

1:30-2:30 Composition writing

Covering the basics of the five-paragraph essay and compositional writing from the ground up.

2:30-3:30 Greeks, the Hero’s Journey and the Origins of Literature

A quick description of the origins of Western Literature – Greek comedies, tragedies and myths – and how later Western nations based their literature on the Greek models. Students will discuss the basics of Greek genres and the way they are reflected in modern stories.

3:30-4:30 English Literature

Shakespeare, Hugo and Dickens. Discussing literature as means of social commentary, and stories as a way of reflecting human conditions.

4:30-5:30: American Literature

Washington Irving, Mark Twain and Edgar Allan Poe: literature as a distinctive part of the national identity.

$102 for one class for six weeks

$300 for all four classes for six weeks

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