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Mr. Robert Comeau

at Another Course to College, a Boston Public School

 

September October November December January February March April May

 

September 2016

   Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

No School

8 Abrahamics 9 Abrahamics

 

Genesis,

Creation through Nimrod,

WL1, p. 1-8

 

Genesis,

the story of Abraham,

WL1, p. 9-19
12 Abrahamics 13 Abrahamics 14Abrahamics 15 Abrahamics 16 Abrahamics

 

Exodus,

WL1, p. 20-30

 

 

 

Exodus,

WL1, p. 31-42

 

 

The Gospel according to Matthew,

WL1, p. 43-54

 

 

The Gospel according to Matthew,

WL1, p. 55-66

 

Theory 1,

Marx,

WL1, p. 67-75

 

19 Abrahamics 20 Abrahamics 21 Abrahamics 22 Abrahamics 23 Abrahamics

  

Theory 3,

Cone,          

WL1, p. 83-95

 

 

Theory 4,

Weigle,       

WL1, p. 96-100

 

Sells, Approaching the Qur’an,

p. 1-47

 39 (short) pgs.

 

Sells, Qur’an,

p. 48-89

 40 (short) pgs.

& Qur’an Suppl.

WL1, p. 101-104

 

No reading.

Abrahamics Paper (1) due Mon., 9/26

26GkPhilosophy 27GkPhilosophy 28GkPhilosophy 29GkPhilosophy 30GkPhilosophy

 

Pre-Socratics fragments

WL1, p. 105-115

 

Plato, Trial & Death of Socrates, “Euthyphro,”

p. 1-9, 9 pgs.

 

Plato, Trial & Death of Socrates, “Euthyphro,”

p. 10-17, 8 pgs.

 

Plato, Trial & Death of Socrates, “Apology,”

p. 19-41,

23 pgs.

 

Plato, Trial & Death of Socrates, “Crito,”

p. 43-54,

12 pgs.

 

 

October 2016

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

3 Gk Philosophy

4 Gk Philosophy

5 Gk Philosophy

6 Gk Philosophy

7 Gk Philosophy

 

Plato, Trial & Death of Socrates, “Phaedo,”

p. 55-74,

20 pgs.

 

Plato, Trial & Death of Socrates, “Phaedo,”

p. 75-94,

20 pgs.

 

Plato, Trial & Death of Socrates, “Phaedo,”

p. 95-115,

21 pgs.

 

Plato, Republic, Book I,

p. 1-14

14 pgs.

 

Prepare for test on Logical Fallacies, Monday morning, 10/13

10

 

Columbus Day

 

No School

 

11 GkPhilosophy

12 GkPhilosophy

13 GkPhilosophy

14 GkPhilosophy

 

Plato, Republic, Book I,

p. 15-29

15 pgs.

 

Plato, Republic, Book II,

p. 30-55,

26 pgs.

 

Plato, Republic,

Part of Book IV,

p. 102-114 &

Part of Book VII,

p. 177-182,

17 pgs.

 

No reading.

Plato Paper (2) due Tue., 10/17

17 Anc. China

18 Anc. China

19 Anc. China

20 Anc. China

21 Anc. China

 

Tao Te Ching

WL1, p. 116-121

  

Li Po
WL1, p. 106-112

 

 

Confucius

WL1, p. 129-132

 

 

Tu Fu

WL1, p. 133-139

 

 

Virgil,

The Aeneid,

Book I

p 47-73, 26 pgs.

Aphorisms

due 10/24

24 Anc. Rome

25 Anc. Rome

26 Anc. Rome

27 Anc. Rome

28 Anc. Rome

 

Virgil,

The Aeneid,

Book II

p 74-102, 28 pgs

 

 

Virgil,

The Aeneid,

Book III

p 103-126, 24 pgs.

 

 

Virgil,

The Aeneid,

Book IV

p 127-152, 25 pgs.

 

 

Virgil,

The Aeneid,

Book V

p 153-181, 29 pgs

 

 

Virgil,

The Aeneid,

Book VI

p 182-212, 30 pg

 

 

November 2016

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

10/31 Med. Arabia 1 Med. Arabia

2 Med. Arabia

3 Med. Arabia 4 Med. Arabia

 

The Arabian Nights,

WL1 p. 140-148

 

The Arabian Nights,

WL1 p. 149-158

 

The Arabian Nights,

WL1 p. 159-168

 

The Arabian Nights,

WL1 p. 169-177

 

No reading.

College Essay due Mon. 11/9

7 Mediev. Eur.

8 Mediev. Eur. 9 Mediev. Eur. 10 Mediev. Eur.

11 Med. Italy

 

Veterans’ Day

No school

 

Dante, Inferno Canto I-II,

(3-16, 14 pgs)

and Introduction,

(xii-xxiv,13pgs.)

 

Dante, Inferno Canto III-V,

(17-43, 24 pgs)

 

Dante, Inferno
Canto VI-IX,

(44-74, 28 pgs)

 

 

Dante, Inferno

Canto X -XIII,

(75-109, 31 pgs)

14 Medieval Lit 15 Medieval Lit 16 Medieval Lit

17 Medieval Lit

18 Medieval Lit

 

Dante, Inferno

Canto XIV -XVI,

(110-133, 21 pgs)

 

 

Dante, Inferno

Canto XVII-XIX

 

(134-159, 24 pgs)

 

 

Dante, Inferno

Canto XX-XXII,

(160-185, 22 pgs)

 

 

Dante, Inferno

Canto XXIII-XXV,

(186-209, 22 pgs)

 

 

Dante, Inferno

C. XXVI-XXVIII

(210-234, 21 pgs)

 

21 Medieval Lit 22 Medieval Lit 23 Medieval Lit 24

 

Thanksgiving

 

25

 

No School

 

Dante, Inferno
C. XXIX-XXXI

(235-258, 23 pgs)

 

Dante, Inferno
XXXII-XXXIV

(259-285, 22 pgs)

Early Release

Dante, Inferno
Inferno paper (3)

due Mon. 11/30

 

28 Renaissance

29 Renaissance

30 Renaissance

12/1 Renaissance

12/2 Renaissance

 

Cervantes,

Don Quixote

Prologue, Ch 1-3, p 11-17 &

25-41, 27 pgs.

 

Cervantes,

Don Quixote

Ch 4-7,

p 41-62

22 pgs.

 

Cervantes,

Don Quixote

Ch 8-11,

p 62-89,

24 pgs.

 

Cervantes,

Don Quixote

Ch 12-14,

p 89-112,

24 pgs.

 

Cervantes,

Don Quixote

Ch 15-18,

p 115-146,

32 pgs.

 

December 2016

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

5 Renaissance 6 Renaissance 7 Renaissance 8 Renaissance 9 Renaissance

 

Cervantes,

Don Quixote

Ch 19-21,

p 147-176,

29 pgs

 

Cervantes,

Don Quixote

p 410-425,

16 pgs

 

  

Hamlet

Act 1, scene 1-2,
p 6-39, 33 pgs

 

Shakespeare,

Hamlet

Act 1, scene 3-5,

p 39-69,

30 pgs

 

Shakespeare,

Hamlet

Act 2,

p 73-119

46 pgs

12 Renaissance 13 Renaissance 14 Renaissance

15 Renaissance 

16 Renaissance 

 

Shakespeare,

Hamlet

Act 3, sc 1-2

p 122-161,

40 pgs

 

 

Shakespeare,

Hamlet

Act 3, sc 3-

Act 4, sc 3

p 162-199,

36 pgs

 

Shakespeare,

Hamlet

Act 4, sc 4-7

p 199-235,

36 pgs

 

Shakespeare,

Hamlet

Act 5, scene 1-2,

p 238-287,

49 pgs

 

Hamlet Paper (4) due Monday, 12/19/16,

by 8 a.m.

19 Enlightenment

20 Enlightenment

21 Enlightenment

22 Enlightenment

23 Winter Break

 

 

Voltaire,

Candide

Ch I-XIII,

p 15-48, 29 pgs

 

Voltaire,

Candide

Ch XIV-XXI

p 48-76, 27 pgs

 

Voltaire,

Candide

Ch XXII-XXX,

p 76-113, 35 pgs

 

Enlightenment philosophy 1: Rousseau

WL2 p. 17-24
  26 WinterBreak
 
27 WinterBreak
 

28 Winter Break

29 Winter Break

30 Winter Break

 

January 2017

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

2 Winter Break

3 Winter Break

4 Enlightenment 5 Enlightenment 6 Enlightenment

 

Enlightenment philosophy 2a:

Bentham

WL2 p. 25-30

 

Enlightenment philosophy 2b:

Bentham

WL2 p. 31-38

 

Enlightenment philosophy 3:

Equiano

WL2 p. 39-53 

9 Enlightenment

10 Enlightenment 11 Enlightenment 13 Enlightenment 14 Enlightenment

 

Enlightenment philosophy 4:

Wollstonecraft

WL2 p. 54-64 

 

Enlightenment philosophy 5:

Swift / Smith

WL2 p. 65-72 

 

Economics

Smith,

Wealth of Nations

WL2 p. 73-77

 

 

Economics

Smith,

Wealth of Nations

WL2 p. 78-83

 

 

Economics

Smith,

Wealth of Nations

WL2 p. 84-91

 

16

Martin Luther King Day

 

No School

17 Enlightenment 18 Enlightenment 19 Enlightenment 20 Enlightenment

Marx

Rius,

Marx for Beginners

p. 7-35, 28 pgs.

and

Marx & Engels,

Comm. Manifesto, WL2 p. 92-95

Marx

Rius,

Marx for Beginners

p. 36-73, 38 pgs.

and

Marx & Engels,

Comm. Manifesto, WL2 p. 96-99

Marx

Rius,      

Marx for Beginners

p. 74-112, 39 pgs.

and

Marx & Engels,

Comm. Manifesto, WL2 p. 100-103

 

Enlightenment Paper (5)

due 1/23

23 Modernity 24 Modernity 25 Modernity 26 Modernity 27 Modernity

Romantics

Blake,

Songs of Innocence & Songs of Experience, p 3-48, 42 pgs.

Romantics

Wordsworth,

Favorite Poems,

Selected.

(see list below)

 

Romantics

Byron,

Selected poems,

WL2 p. 106-115

 

Modernists

Joyce,
Dubliners select:

- Sisters

- Encounter

- Boarding House

-Clay    

Modernists

Joyce,
Dubliners select:

- The Dead,

p. 119-152

 

 

February 2017

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

1/30 Modernity

1/31 Modernity

1 Modernity

2 Modernity

3 Modernity

Modernists

Woolf,

A Room of

One’s Own,

p. 3-24,

22 pgs. 

Modernists

Woolf,

A Room of

One’s Own,

p. 25-57,

32 pgs.

Modernists

Woolf,

A Room of

One’s Own,

p. 58 - top of 86, 28 pgs.

Modernists

Woolf,

A Room of

One’s Own,

p. 86-114,

27 pgs.

Existentialists

Dostoyevsky,

Notes from the Underground,

p 1-13, 13 pgs

 

6 Modernity

7 Modernity

8 Modernity

9 Modernity

10 Modernity

Existentialists

 

Dostoyevsky,

Notes from the Underground,

p 14-38, 24 pgs

Existentialists

 

Camus,

The Stranger,

p 3-28, 26 pgs

Existentialists

 

Camus,

The Stranger,

p 29-59, 30 pgs


Existentialists

 

Camus,

The Stranger,

p 63-97, 35 pgs

 

 

Existentialists

 

Camus,

The Stranger,

p 98-123, 25 pgs

 

 

 

13 Modernity 14 Modernity 15 Modernity 16 Midyears 17 Midyears

 Existentialists

 

Existentialists

 

Ellison,

Invisible Man,

p 3-14, 12 pgs.

 

 Existentialists

 

Ellison,

Invisible Man,

p 15-70, 37 pgs.

 

Exams TBA

 

 

 

Exams TBA

 

 

     FEBRUARY BREAK    

 

Wordsworth Selection, from Favorite Poems

p. 1-2            We Are Seven

p. 3-4            Anecdote for Fathers

p. 7-8            Lines Written in Early Spring

p. 8-9            Expostulation and Reply

p. 27-28        She Dwelt Among Untrodden Ways

p. 28              I Traveled Among Unknown Men

p. 34              My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold

p. 40             To Toussaint L'Ouverture

p. 42              The Solitary Reaper                                      

p. 43-44        I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud

p. 50-52        Character of the Happy Warrior

p. 54-60        Intimations of Immortality…

James Joyce, from Dubliners

p. V               Note

p. 1-7            The Sisters

p. 8-14          An Encounter

p. 38-43        The Boarding House

p. 64-69        Clay

 

  p. 119-152    The Dead

 

 

 

 

 

March 2017

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

2/27 Modernity 2/28 Modernity 1 Modernity 2 Modernity 3 Modernity

Existentialists

 

Ellison,

Invisible Man,

p 71-97, 27 pgs.

 

 

Magical Realism

 

Borges,

Selected stories,

WL2 p. 117-127

 

 Magical Realism

 

Borges,

Selected stories,

WL2 p. 128-136 

Magical Realism

 

Marquez,

100 Years of Solitude,

p 1-18,

18 pgs

 

 

 Magical Realism

 

Marquez,

100 Years,

p 19-36,

18 pgs

Creative response due Mon. 3/6
6 Modernity 7 Modernity
8 Modernity
9 Modernity 10 Modernity

Magical Realism

 

Marquez,

100 Years of Solitude,

p 37-58,

22 pgs

Magical Realism

 

Marquez,

100 Years of Solitude,

p 59-78,

20 pgs

 Magical Realism

 

Marquez,

00 Years of Solitude,
p. 79-101,
23 pgs

Magical Realism

 

Esquivel,

Like Water

for Chocolate,

p. 3-41, 32 pgs.

Magical Realism

 

Esquivel,

p. 47-81, 30 pgs.

 

13 Modernity 14 Modernity 15 Modernity 16 Modernity 17 Modernity

Magical Realism

 

Esquivel,

p 87-159,

58 pgs.

 Magical Realism

 

Esquivel,

p 165-203,

32 pgs.

Magical Realism

 

Esquivel,

p 209-246,

34 pgs.

 McOndo

 
Fuguet,

selected stories

WL2, p 137-148

 

Modernity

Paper (6)

due 3/20
 
20 Postmodern 21 Postmodern 22 Postmodern 23 Postmodern

24 Postmodern

Postmodern
“Truth”

 

Nietzsche,

“On Truth and Lying…”

WL2, p 149-155

 

“Authority”

 

Barthes,

“The Death

of the Author”

WL2, p 156-158

 

 Power/Knowledge

 

Foucault,

Discipline & Punish:  Birth

of the Prison, sel.

WL2, p 159-165

Power/Knowledge

 

Foucault,

Discipline & Punish:  Birth

of the Prison, sel.

WL2, p 166-172

 

Power/Knowledge

 

Foucault,

Discipline & Punish:  Birth

of the Prison, sel.

WL2, p 173-180
27 Postmodern 28 Postmodern 29 Postmodern 30 Postcolonial 31 Postcolonial

Po-Mo & P-colonial

 

Said,

Orientalism, sel.
WL2, p 181-186

Multiplicities over Binaries

Deleuze & Guattari,

A Thousand Plateaus, sel.

WL2, p 194-199

“Reality”

 

Baudrillard,

Simulacra & Simulations, sel.
WL2, p 208-214

Modernism

Revisited

Conrad,

“The Secret Sharer,”

WL2, p. 222-229

Modernism

Revisited

Conrad,

“The Secret Sharer,”

WL2, p. 230-236

 

April 2017

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

3 Postcolonial 4 Postcolonial 5 Postcolonial 6 Postcolonial 7 Postcolonial

Modernism

Revisited

Conrad,

Heart of Darkness,

p. 1-11,

11 pgs.

Modernism

Revisited

Conrad,

Heart of Darkness,

p. 12- 23

12 pgs.  

Modernism

Revisited

Conrad,

Heart of Darkness,

p. 24-38

15 pgs. 

 

Modernism

Revisited

Conrad,

Heart of Darkness,

p. 39-54

16 pgs.

Modernism

Revisited

Conrad,

Heart of Darkness,

p. 55-72

17 pgs.

10 Postcolonial 11 Postcolonial 12 Postcolonial 13 Postcolonial 14 Spring Break

 

Achebe,

“An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's ‘Heart of Darkness’”

WL2, p. 237-242

 

Sallih,

Season of Migration to the North,

p. 1-17

   AP Final Exam

 

Sallih,

Season of Migration to the North,

p. 18-37

 

Sallih,

Season of Migration to the North,

p. 38-58

17 Spring Break

18 Spring Break

19 Spring Break

20 Spring Break

21 Spring Break

24 Postcolonial 25 Postcolonial 26 Postcolonial 27 Postcolonial 28 Postcolonial

 

Sallih,

Season of Migration to the North,

p. 59-73

 

 

Sallih,

Season of Migration to the North,

p. 74-95

 

Sallih,

Season of Migration ... ,

p. 96-110

 

 

 

Sallih,

Season of Migration to the North,

p. 111-139

 

 

Memmi,

The Colonizer & the Colonized

Preface, vii-xviii & 3-44

53 pgs.

  

May 2017

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

1 Postcolonial 2 Postcolonial 3 Postcolonial 4 Postcolonial 5 Postcolonial

 

Memmi,

The Colonizer & the Colonized

p 45-76
32 pgs.

 

Memmi,

The Colonizer & the Colonized

p 79-118
38 pgs. 

 

Memmi,

The Colonizer & the Colonized

p. 119-153

31 pgs.
      AP Exam

 

Fanon,

Selection

WL2, p 243-256

 

 

Macauley vs. Freire, Colonial Education / Ped.

of the Oppressed

WL2, p 257-265

 

8 Postcolonial 9 Postcolonial 10 Postcolonial 11 Postcolonial 12 Postcolonial

Dangarembga,

Nervous Conditions,

p. 1-26, 26 pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 7-23, 17 pgs

Dangarembga,

Nervous Conditions,

p. 26-47, 21 pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 23-40, 18 pgs

Dangarembga,

Nervous Conditions,

p.48-68, 20 pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 41-61, 18 pgs

Dangarembga,

Nerv. Conditions,

p.69-88, 20 pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 62-79, 18pgs

Dangarembga,

Nervous Conditions,

p.89-107, 19 pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 80-94,15pgs

15 Postcolonial

16 Postcolonial

17 Postcolonial

18 Postcolonial

19 Postcolonial

Dangarembga,

Nervous Conditions,

p.108-128, 21pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 97-114,18pgs

Dangarembga,

Nervous Conditions,

p.129-148, 20pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 115-130,16pgs

Dangarembga,

Nervous Conditions,

p.149-175, 27pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 131-146,16pgs

Dangarembga,

Nervous Conditions,

p.176-204, 28pgs

or Dabydeen,

The Intended,

p. 149-173,25pgs

 

Final Paper

Due Monday,

May 22

22 Postcolonial

23 Postcolonial

24 Postcolonial

25 Postcolonial

26 Postcolonial

 

Kincaid,

Lucy,

p. 3-35,

31 pgs

 

 

Kincaid,

Lucy,

p. 36-67,

31 pgs
 

Kincaid,

Lucy,

p. 68-98,

30 pgs
 

Kincaid,

Lucy,

p.99-132,

34 pgs

 

Kincaid,

Lucy,

p.133-164,

31pgs

Final Exams TBA

 

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