In class you will read many books, many of them are considered classics, and some you may find to be obscure. The books read are for the most part considered classics in the literary world. Just because they are classics does not mean that they are not good. Many students dread the idea of reading classics because they seem to think that they are boring, but that is not the case with these books. Many students that take the time to actually read the books will find them interesting and well written.
Mrs. Dalloway, by Virginia Woolf, is a novel told as Clarissa Dalloway looks back through her life, as well as the lives of various other characters.
This novel, by Ralph Ellison follows the life of a nameless narrator, who struggles to find meaning in his life while struggling to find the best way to better the black community, which he is of course part of.
The famous play by William Shakespeare follows Hamlet as he pursues his quest to avenge his father who he believes to be murdered.
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte is considered by many to be one of the first romance novels. It follows the life of Jane Eyre as she grows up in England and struggles with love for the first time.
You will also read many short stories, they usually can be read in one sitting, but it is recomended you read them over a few nights instead. Here are a few.