Saturday, March 5, 2011

J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur

Works Discussed:
* Creveco
eur, Letters From an American Farmer

Topics Discussed:
* Characteristics of New National Identity
* Role of "Melting Pot"
* Views on Government and Citizenship: American Republicanism
* Nature: American Pastoral
* Moral Regeneration
* Contradictions in American Life: Ideology vs. Reality
* American Dream

Due Next Class:
* Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Oladuah Equiano
* Short Response Paper

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