S5 students, Literary & Cultural Studies group, Survey of American Literature with Mr. Benyoussef - شهية الطبخ المغربي

S5 students, Literary & Cultural Studies group, Survey of American Literature with Mr. Benyoussef


S5 students, Literary & Cultural Studies group, Survey of American Literature with Mr. Benyoussef; 

Hello mates, here is everything we dealt with so far with Mr. Benyoussef. Get ready for the final exam. I'll try to post of sample questions, given to us by the professor, here as soon as possible. Use the links below, if you meet any problems let me know! (Some stuffs are missing some files are to be posted as extra files. Just bear with me)
For all the othr materials we dealt with so far check the following link:



01 - Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving

- The short story in PDF:


- Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving and The Legend of The Sleepy Hollow[Penguin Readers - Teacher's Notes]


- Overview of "Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving". This one is sent to us anonymously. You'll find it pretty interesting & to the point. Gratitude!


02 -  Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne

- Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne ( The short story file )


- Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne[eNotes]


  • Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe's Folder:  http://sdrv.ms/1aXUijR

- Edgar Allan Poe - The Raven & Other Works :

03 - The Raven

* The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe[Lit2Go]:  http://sdrv.ms/1aPkqAX

* The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe[The Poetry Foundation]: 


* The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe[recited by Christopher Walken] MP3: 


04 - Israfel 

* Israfel by Edgar Allan Poe[The Poetry Foundation]: http://sdrv.ms/1jwqwYT

* Israfel by Edgar Allan Poe[Lit2Go] MP3:


05 - The Fall of the House of Usher:


* The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe [Short Story ]:


* The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe[eNotes]:


06 - The Cask of Amontillado

* The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe [Short Story ]:


* The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe[eNotes]:


*The Cask of Amontillado by Edgar Allan Poe [Full video]:



07 - Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau

Civil Disobedience by Henry David Thoreau: http://sdrv.ms/1bSsC6i

08 - Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Self-Reliance by Ralph Waldo Emerson: http://sdrv.ms/1gU2yHm 

09 - Walt Whitman and Emily Dickinson ( Selected Poems)

  • Assignments:

* Walt Whitman

- Cavalry Crossing a Ford
- Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
- A Sight in Camp in the Daybreak Gray and Dim
- There was a Child Went Forth
- To A Common Prostitute

* Emily Dickinson

- I never lost as much but twice
- These are the days when birds
- My river runs to thee
- Much madness is divinest sense
- I had no time to hate
- Because I could not stop for death
- A narrow fellow in the grass


  • Links:

- Emily Dickinson - 7 Selected Poems: http://sdrv.ms/1edCppB

- Walt Whitman - 3 Selected Poems: http://sdrv.ms/ILVr8f

- Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking by Walt Whitman[The Poetry Foundation]: http://sdrv.ms/1ha3iIx

- There was a Child Went Forth by Walt Whitman: http://sdrv.ms/1ddGRPP




Additional assignments/links:

- Search for the term: "Caricature"
- Search for "Dutch Painting of the 17th century" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OzZTEPgGFU
- for the term: "Allegory"

Dutch Painting of the 17th century: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OzZTEPgGFU