Manhattan School of
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Humanities II, Section N1
The Questing Self: Crisis and Resolution

Taught by Tom Dale Keever


email: tdk@keever.us

Class Syllabus

Core Attendance Policy

Style Sheet: Some advice on writing papers

Template for written assignments

Assignments:

    Arguing Dante Paper
 
    Midterm Written Assignment

Readings:

    Beowulf, prose summary (PDF)

    Tristan and Isolde, prose summary 
(PDF)    

    Dante, Inferno, prose summary
  (PDF)    

    Dante, Purgatorio, prose summary
  (PDF)    

    The Gettysburg Address, Abraham Lincoln  (PDF)

    Ambrose Bierce, "Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge"  (PDF)
 
    James Thurber, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
(PDF)    

    Shirley Jackson, "The Lottery" (PDF)

    Kafka - The Metamorphosis  PDF   Word Doc
  
    Tolstoy - The Death of Ivan Illych  PDF   Word Doc

    John Hersey, Hiroshima, Part I  (PDF)

    John Hersey, Hiroshima, Part II  (PDF)



Classroom Behavior in Humanites

Additional resources:

How I Teach Humanities at Manhattan School of Music

Modern Language Association (MLA) Rules for citing sources

An Early Modern Chronology

Strunk and White: The Elements of Style: at Bartleby


Center for Nonviolent Communication

Janet D. Schenck, Adventures in Music ( A history of Manhattan School of Music's first forty years )

Manhattan School of Music