Tues. 1:00-2:15 American Short Stories 9/10 & 9/ 17
Literature: American Short Stories
2 Weeks: September 10, 17
Location: Mission Viejo Family YMCA
Explore three well-known American short stories from the 19th and 20th century: “The Jumping Frogs of Calaveras County” by Mark Twain, O. Henry's “The Ransom of Red Chief,” and MacKinlay Kantor’s “The Man With No Eyes.” Students learn about each author, analyze and discuss characters, plot, and literary devices that make each story unique. A short pre-class reading assignment jumpstarts this short, but purposeful class.
Outside Coursework: up to an hour per week
Outside Coursework: Coming soon
Instructor: Laurie Weir