The Individual and Society


Some of these titles are from a list on "web pages ... created by Advanced Placement Lit/Comp senior students at Springfield High School (IL) as a final research project in 1997,1998,1999, and 2000. Each work of literature is explored in multiple directions; for each work listed, readers will find an overview, a brief annotated bibliography of critical sources for the work, and three short papers exploring important dimensions of the work." Links are provided to works explored at the site.

 

  • Atwood, Margaret. The handmaid's tale
  • Avi. Nothing but the truth
  • Baldwin, James. Another country
  • ----------. Go tell it on the mountain
  • Beatty, Paul. The white boy shuffle
  • Beckett, Samuel. Waiting for Godot [play]
  • Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451
  • Burgess, Anthony. A clockwork orange
  • Camus, Albert. The fall
  • ----------. A happy death
  • ----------. The plague
  • Card, Orson Scott. Treason
  • Conroy, Pat. The lords of discipline
  • Cormier, Robert. The bumblebee flies away
  • ----------. The chocolate war
  • Ellison, Ralph. Invisible man
  • Fast, Howard. The pledge
  • Forster, E.M. A Passage to India
  • Haddix, Margaret Peterson. Among the hidden
  • Heller, Joseph. Catch-22
  • Ionesco, Eugene. The rhinoceros [play]
  • Jones, James. The thin red line
  • Ibsen, Henrik. An enemy of the people [play]
  • Kafka, Franz. The trial
  • Keillor, Garrison. Lake Wobegon days
  • Kesey, Ken. One flew over the cuckoo's nest
  • Klaus, Annette Curtis. Blood and chocolate
  • ----------. Silver kiss
  • Knowles, John. A separate peace
  • Lawrence, Jerome. Inherit the wind [play]
  • Levitin, Sonia. The cure
  • Loganís run [film]
  • Lowry, Lois. The giver
  • Malamud, Bernard. The fixer
  • Morrison, Toni. Beloved
  • O'Brien, Tim. The things they carried
  • Potok, Chaim. My name is Asher Lev
  • Pullman, Philip. His dark materials [series]
  • Rand, Ayn. The Fountainhead
  • --------. Anthem
  • --------. Atlas shrugged
  • Remarque, Erich Maria. All quiet on the Western Front
  • Salinger, J.D. Nine stories
  • ----------. Raise high the roofbeam, carpenters
  • ----------. Franny and Zooey
  • Skurzynski, Gloria. Virtual war
  • Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr. One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich
  • Spinelli, Jerry. Stargirl
  • Steinbeck, John. Of mice and men
  • Synge, J.M. Playboy of the western world [play]
  • Taylor, Theodore. The bomb
  • Thomas, Rob. Rats saw god
  • Thompson, Julian. A band of angels
  • Vonnegut, Kurt. Slaughterhouse-five
  • ----------. Breakfast of champions
  • Waugh, Evelyn. Men at arms
  • Wiesel, Elie. Night
  • Wolfe, Tom. The bonfire of the vanities


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