Asian Am Lit

One Term                     Grades 11, 12                         Elective

This course explores Asian and Asian American culture and heritage through literature written by authors including Linda Crew, Amy Tan, and Carlos Bulosan. Writing and discussion topics include the Asian-American experience -  migration to America, mythology, folklore, and cross culture relations. The course textbook will be Asian-American Literature, An Anthology. Students will have an opportunity to read one independent novel by an Asian/American author. Writing will also include at least one research paper.