MARILYN MONROE, BY ANDY WARHOL

MR. RAILTON
TEXTS
CLASS LIST
REQUIREMENTS
BECOMING SOMEBODY AT UVA
THIS WEEK


Friday, 8|31 -- read Ragged Dick

Monday, 9|3 --
WRITING ASSIGNMENT 1
      EXEMPLARY CLOSE READINGS:
            BY BRITTANY AVERETTE     |     BY PETER SHEERAN, JR.

Wednesday, 9|5 -- Ragged Dick

Friday, 9|7 -- read Little Women, at least through Chapter 13

Monday, 9|10 -- finish Little Women

Wednesday, 9|12 --
WRITING ASSIGNMENT 2
      EXEMPLARY ESSAY BY KELLY RAMSEY

Friday, 9|14 -- CANCELLED

Monday, 9|17 -- read Brown Girl, Brownstones, Books 1 and 2

Wednesday, 9|19 -- read Brown Girl, Brownstones, Book 3

Friday, 9|21 -- finish Brown Girl, Brownstones

Monday, 9|24 -- read Sister Carrie, through Chapter 10

    FIRST FORMAL ESSAY
      EXEMPLARY ESSAY BY DEANNA JENKINS

Wednesday, 9|26 -- Sister Carrie, through Chapter 28

Friday, 9|28 -- finish Sister Carrie

Monday, 10|1 --
DRAFT OF BEING SOMEBODY AT UVA:
                Bring two copies to class

Wednesday, 10|3 -- read The American, through Chapter 7

Friday, 10|5 -- read The American, through Chapter 18

Monday, 10|8 -- finish The American

        SUBMIT REVISION OF UVA ESSAY:
                Hard copy & tagged electronic text.


Wednesday, 10|10 -- The American

Friday, 10|12 --
WRITING ASSIGNMENT 6: MIDTERM EXAM

Monday, 10|15 -- READING DAY

Wednesday, 10|17 -- read Connecticut Yankee, through Chapter 20

Friday, 10|19 -- read Connecticut Yankee, through Chapter 38

Monday, 10|22 -- finish Connecticut Yankee

Wednesday, 10|24 --
SECOND FORMAL ESSAY

Friday, 10|26 -- read The Great Gatsby, through Chapter 3

Monday, 10|29 -- finish The Great Gatsby

Wednesday, 10|31 -- The Great Gatsby

Friday, 11|2 --
CLOSE WRITING REP

Monday, 11|5 -- read Death of a Salesman

Wednesday, 11|7 -- Death of a Salesman

Friday, 11|9 -- Death of a Salesman

Monday, 11|12 -- read The Bluest Eye, through "Winter" (pp 3-93)

Wednesday, 11|14 -- read The Bluest Eye, "Spring" (through p 183)

Friday, 11/16 -- finish The Bluest Eye

Monday, 11|19 -- The Bluest Eye

Wednesday, 11|21 --
START GIVING THANKS

Friday, 11|23 -- KEEP GIVING THANKS

Monday, 11|26 -- read Absalom, Absalom!, through Chapter 2

               
ELECTRONIC CHRONOLOGIES

Wednesday, 11|28 -- read Absalom, Absalom!, through Chapter 4

Friday, 11|30 -- read Absalom, Absalom!, through Chapter 5

Monday, 12|3 -- finish Absalom, Absalom!

Wednesday, 12|5 -- Absalom, Absalom!

Friday, 12|7 --
THIRD FORMAL ESSAY

Friday, 12|14 -- 9-12 a.m., FINAL EXAM