Poems

  1. Dante's Inferno
  2. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  3. Spoon River Anthology - Edgar Lee Masters
  4. Phenomenal Woman - Maya Angelou
  5. Still I Rise - Maya Anngelou
  6. If You Forget Me - Pablo Neruda
  7. Dream Deferred - Langston Hughes
  8. Sonnet 116 - William Shakespeare
  9. The Raven - Edgar Allan Poe
  10. The Lady of Shalot - Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  11. Marrying the Hangman - Margaret Atwood
  12. How Do I Love Thee? - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  13. She Walks in Beauty - George Gordon, Lord Byron
  14. La Belle Dame sans Merci - John Keats
  15. When I Have Fears - John Keats
  16. Song of Myself - Walt Whitman
  17. The Canterbury Tales (Prologue) - Geoffrey Chaucer
  18. To my Dear and Loving Husband - Anne Bradstreet
  19. The Rape of the Lock - Alexander Pope
  20. Songs of Innocence and Experience - William Blake

Short Stories

  1. The Ones who Walk Away from Omelas - Ursula LeGuin
  2. Harrison Bergeron - Kurt Vonnegut
  3. The Lottery - Shirley Jackson
  4. Young Goodman Brown - Nathaniel Hawthorne
  5. The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe
  6. The Minister's Black Veil - Nathaniel Hawthorne
  7. The Story of an Hour - Kate Chopin
  8. A Good Man in Hard to Find - Flannery O'Connor
  9. Nobody's Story - Charles Dickens
  10. Marrying Well - Mary Roberts Rinehart
  11. The Necklace - Guy de Maupassant
  12. The Brothers - Louisa May Alcott
  13. A Jury of Her Peers - Susan Glaspell
  14. The Birthmark - Nathaniel Hawthorne
  15. To Build a Fire - Jack London

Drama

  1. The Quilters - Molly Newman and Barbara Damashek


Novels

  1. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets - Stephen Crane
  2. Sister Carrie - Theodore Dreiser
  3. Mama Day - Gloria Naylor
  4. Linden Hills - Gloria Naylor