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 Little Will Shakespeare usually lives on Dr. Nicolai's desk in Room A113;

 here, he is pictured in St. Mark's Square (Piazza San Marco,) where he wrote

 The Merchant of Venice in 1598.

English II literature...

...includes a short stories unit; Of Mice and Men, a short novel by John Steinbeck about friendship and the power of dreams; Lord of the Flies, the William Golding work about boys stranded on a desert island; the dark story of Elie Wiesel's concentration camp ordeal in World War II called Night; and William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, a comedy featuring mythology, fairies and magic.


 This night shot of Trafalgar Square in London looks toward
Westminster and Big Ben.  Photography by A. T. Nicolai Enterprises.

Honors English II Summer Reading Requirements

Honors English students are expected to read two selected works before the class begins (and will turn in packets associated with those books.)  The book assignments rotate in four year cycles, as follows:

2010, 2014, 2018--Animal Farm and Slaughterhouse-Five

2011, 2015, 2019--Wuthering Heights and Brave New World

2012, 2016, 2020--Catch-22 and The Chocolate War

2013, 2017, 2021--The Joy-Luck Club and Fahrenheit 451