Rhetoric School Literature

Grade 9
Medieval
 Grade 10
European
 Grade 11
American
 
Grade 12
Capstone in Political
Philosophy

Confessions
Augustine
 King Lear
Shakespeare
Moby Dick
Melville 
Poetics
Aristotle
Beowulf
Don Quixote
Cervantes
The Scarlet Letter
Hawthorne
 Rhetoric
Aristotle
 One Thousand
and One Nights
(Arabian Nights)

Meister’s Apprenticeship
Goethe

The Great Gatsby
Fitzgerald
De Oratore
Cicero
 Song of Roland

  Paradise Lost
Milton
Death of a Salesman
Miller
Institutio Oratoria
Quintilian
The Inferno
Dante
A Modest Proposal
Swift
Huckleberry Finn
Twain
City of God
Augustine 
Sir Gawain and the 
Green Knight
 
Candide
Voltaire
 
 
Short Stories
Edgar Allen Poe
The Republic
Plato
The Canterbury Tales
 (excerpts)

 
Sense and Sensibility
Austen
 
 
 Selected Works
Emerson, Thoreau, Whitman
War and Peace
Tolstoy

Metaphysical Poets
Donne, Herbert, Marvell
 
Selected Poems
Dickinson
Utopia
More

 Romantic Poets
Blake, Shelley, Keats