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Fiction and Nonfiction Book Pairings for AP English Paper 2014_2015

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Author

Title

Genre

Description

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F ADA

Adams

Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Fiction

Seconds before Earth is demolished to make room for a galactic freeway, an earthman is saved by his friend. Together they journey through the galaxy.

241 FAI

Fairlie, Henry

The Seven Deadly Sins Today.

Nonfiction

Fairlie relates the Seven Deadly sins to the central issues of contemporary life.

2

F ALL

Allende

The House of the Spirits

Fiction

The novel follows three generations of Trueba women—Clara, Blanca, and Alba—as they struggle to establish their independence from Esteban Trueba, the domineering family patriarch.

398.35 HAR

M. Esther Harding

Woman's Mysteries : Ancient & Modern (C. G. Jung Foundation Books)

Nonfiction

A Psychological Interpretation of the Feminine Principle as Portrayed in Myth, Story, and Dreams

3

F ALV

Julia Alvarez

How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

Fiction

Yolanda left this home in the early 1960s when, for political reasons, her parents immigrated to the United States with their four young daughters. When the political climate cooled down in the Dominican Republic, the girls were allowed to return to spend summers with their extended family.

EBSCO ebooks-full text available

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PA Access

Print


Grasmuck, Sherri


Between Two Islands : Dominican International Migration.


Nonfiction

A study of Dominican migration, concerning the socio-economic background of new immigrants and the causes and consequences of their move to the United States.

BCCC

Print & Online ‘98 to ‘07

2 articles from the Journal of Social Issues on assimilation and ethnic identity [we do not own]

Nonfiction




814.54 ALV

Julia Alvarez

Something to Declare

Nonfiction/Memoir

24 autobiographical essays

4

F ALV

Julia Alvarez

In the Time of the Butterflies.

Fiction

Gives a fictionalized account of four sisters in the Dominican Republic under the dictatorship of General Trujillo.


PA Access

Howard J Wiarda

Dictatorship and Development

Nonfiction

The methods of control in Trujillo's Dominican Republic


972.93 CAM

Alan Cambeira

Quisqueya LA Bella: The Dominican Republic in Historical and Cultural Perspective

Nonfiction

An overview of the historical and cultural development of the Dominican Republic

5

811

ANG


Angelou

"And Still I Rise," "Life Doesn't Frighten Me," and other autobiographical poems by Angelou in the Collected Poetry

Poetry

Confessional Poetry

B ANG

Angelou

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Nonfiction/Autobiography

Maya Angelou recounts a youth filled with disappointment, frustration, tragedy, and finally hard-won independence.

6

F ATW

Atwood

The Handmaid's Tale


Fiction

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?

Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. She must lie on her back once a month and pray that the Commander makes her pregnant, because in an age of declining births, Offred and the other Handmaids are only valued if their ovaries are viable.



305.4 SCH

Anne Wilson Schaef

Women's Reality: An Emerging Female System in a White Male Society


Nonfiction

How women see themselves, men, and the society in which they live


305.42 DEB

Simone de Beauvoir

The Second Sex

Nonfiction

Simone de Beauvoir weaves together history, philosophy, economics, biology, and a host of other disciplines to show women's place in the world and to postulate on the power of sexuality.



7-9

F

AUS


Austen

Sense and Sensibility or Pride and Prejudice or Emma

Fiction

Comedies of manners, in which the characters move inside a restrictive code of conduct as they find romance.

395.144 LAD

A Lady of Distinction

Regency Etiquette: The Mirror of Graces (1811)

Nonfiction

An etiquette book for women from 1811.

305.42

VIC


Amanda Vickery

The gentleman's daughter : women's lives in Georgian England

Nonfiction

What was the life of an eighteenth-century British genteel woman like? This lively book, based on letters, diaries, and account books of over one hundred middle class women, transforms our understanding of the position of women in Georgian England.



10

F BAR

Barrie

Peter Pan

Fiction

The adventures of the three Darling children in Never-Never Land with Peter Pan, the boy who would not grow up.

B BAR

Birkin

J.M. Barrie & the Lost Boys: The real story behind Peter Pan

Nonfiction

J. M. Barrie grew close to the five young boys of the Llewelyn Davies family, becoming their guardian and devoted surrogate father when they were orphaned.

PA Access

Wullschlager, Jackie.


Inventing wonderland : Victorian childhood as seen through the lives and fantasies of Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, J.M. Barrie, Kenneth Grahame, and A.A. Milne

Nonfiction

The chapter on Barrie discusses Peter Pan, who in his refusal to grow up, mirrors his creator, James M. Barrie, an "emotional outsider" who idealized his mother, was unable to relate to women and compulsively played with other people's children.




Freud

The Interpretation of Dreams

http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/Freud/Dreams/dreams.pdf



Nonfiction

The Interpretation of Dreams outlined Freud's theory of unconscious forces in the context of dream analysis. Introducing the id, the superego, and the ego, Freud advanced scientific understanding of the mind immeasurably by exposing motivations normally invisible to our consciousness.

PA Access

Kahn, Michael

Basic Freud : psychoanalytic thought for the twenty first century

Nonfiction

A study of Freud's theory of the unconscious, explaining what he meant by the unconscious and looking at his teachings on the subject; exploring the repetition compulsion, and theories of sexual development, anxiety and guilt, defense mechanisms, dreams, and grief and mourning; and examining the unconscious aspects of the therapeutic relationship.

11




Bellow

The Adventures of Augie March


Fiction

Describes the life of Augie March, a poor Chicago boy growing up during the Depression, and his search for a career.



150.195 ERI

Erikson, Erik H.

The Erik Erikson reader / selected and edited by Robert Coles


Nonfiction/Psychology

A collection of writings drawn from throughout the entire career of twentieth-century psychoanalyst Erik H. Erikson, known for his work in developmental psychology.

306.408 JOS

Jenna Weissman Joselit

The wonders of America : reinventing Jewish culture, 1880-1950

Nonfiction/Sociology

Presents a study of Jewish American culture.

306 RIE

David Riesman

The Lonely Crowd, Revised edition: A Study of the Changing American Character


Nonfiction/Sociology

"This is a book about social character and about the differences in social character between men of different regions, eras, and groups."

12

769

BLA


William Blake

Songs of Innocence and Experience

Poetry

The Songs of Innocence and Experience dramatize the naive hopes and fears that inform the lives of children. Many of the poems draw attention to the positive aspects of natural human understanding prior to the corruption and distortion of experience.

Internet

Emanuel Swedenborg

Divine Love and Wisdom 1763 http://www.theisticscience.org/books/dlw/dlw.html



Nonfiction Philosophy/Religion

In Divine Love and Divine Wisdom (1788), which Blake annotated, Swedenborg expounds upon how the churches have hidden the Divine in the natural universe.

13

F BRA

Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451

Fiction

In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury's classic, frightening vision of the future, firemen don't put out fires--they start them in order to burn books. Bradbury's vividly painted society holds up the appearance of happiness as the highest goal--a place where trivial information is good, and knowledge and ideas are bad.

363.31 HEI

Marjorie Heins

Sex, Sin, and Blasphemy: A Guide to America's Censorship Wars




A brief but broad overview by Marjorie Heins of the attempts by self-appointed morality police to control what Americans say, see, hear, and think.

14

832 BRE

Bertolt Brecht

The Threepenny Opera


Drama

Based on John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, The Threepenny Opera is a vicious satire on the bourgeois capitalist society of the Weimar Republic, but set in a mock-Victorian Soho.


943 FRI

Otto Friedrich

Before the Deluge : Portrait of Berlin in the 1920s


Nonfiction

A fascinating portrait of the turbulent political, social, and cultural life of the city of Berlin in the 1920s.

15

F BRO

Charlotte Bronte

Villette

Fiction

Charlotte Brontë’s last and most autobiographical novel is narrated by Lucy Snow, determined to preserve an independent spirit in the face of adverse circumstances.

305.42

WOL


Mary Wollstonecraft

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Nonfiction

Wollstonecraft attacked the educational restrictions that kept women in a state of "ignorance and slavish dependence."

16

F BRO

Emily Bronte

Wuthering Heights

Fiction

A pair of narrators relate the story of the foundling Heathcliff's close-knit bond with his benefactor's daughter, Catherine Earnshaw. Although, one in spirit, they are social unequals.

305.42

WOL


Mary Wollstonecraft

A Vindication of the Rights of Woman

Nonfiction

Wollstonecraft attacked the educational restrictions that kept women in a state of "ignorance and slavish dependence."

941.081

MIT



Mitchell, Sally.

Daily life in Victorian England




Recreates daily life in Victorian England, from urban slums to the estates of high society, with information on the physical, social, economic, and legal aspects of the era, from 1837 to 1901.


17

F BRO

Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code

Fiction

A murder in the silent after-hour halls of the Louvre museum reveals a sinister plot to uncover a secret that has been protected by a clandestine society since the days of Christ. Draws on the works of theologians, art historians, and other experts to explore the sources, ideas, and major themes of the novel "The Da Vinci Code."

PA Access

Dan Burstein

Secrets of the Code

Nonfiction

Guide to the Mysteries Behind The Da Vinci Code

18

F CHA

Michael Chabon

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay

Fiction

The story of two talented Jewish cousins--one a writer, the other an artist. At the beginning of WWII they collaborate and create comic book action heroes who battle Hitler and his minions. The novel reveals much about what happened to America in the middle of the twentieth century.

PA Access

Les Daniels.--

Superman : the complete history : the life and times of the Man of Steel

Nonfiction

A history of Superman, from his origins in 1938 through his appearance in American Express commercials in 1998, looking at the manifestations of the Man of Steel in comic books, movies, radio and television shows, books, toys, and video games; and examining the transformations the hero has undergone over the years.

B LEE

Jordan Raphael and Tom Spurgeon.

Stan Lee and the rise and fall of the American comic book

Nonfiction

Traces the career of writer and editor Stan Lee, discussing how he helped promote comic books to popularity in the United States.

19

364.1 C

Truman Capote

In cold blood : a true account of a multiple murder and its consequences


Nonfiction novel

Recreates the slaying of the Clutter family of Kansas, and the capture, trial, and execution of their murderers.

PA Access

Edited by Suzanne Elizabeth Kender

Crime in America

Nonfiction

A collection of articles on the topic of crime in the United States, examining statistics and current trends in criminal activity, the causes of high crime rates, and possible solutions to the problem.

364.3 SAM

Samenow

Inside the Criminal Mind

Nonfiction

In 1984, this groundbreaking book presented a chilling profile of the criminal mind that shattered long-held myths about the sources of and cures for crime. Now, with the benefit of twenty years' worth of additional knowledge and insight, Stanton Samenow offers a completely updated edition of his classic work.

20

F CAR

Orson Scott Card

Ender's Game

Fiction

In order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race's next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. young Ender is the Wiggin drafted to the orbiting Battle School for rigorous military training. Ender suffers greatly from isolation, rivalry from his peers, pressure from the adult teachers, and an unsettling fear of the alien invaders. His psychological battles include loneliness, fear that he is becoming like the cruel brother he remembers, and fanning the flames of devotion to his beloved sister.
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