The Modern and Post Modern Times (Grade 12) contains 32 lessons for JOURNEY THOUGH TIME, an intensive survey course of literature and history. Presents the history and literature of Western Civilization in a formal classical methodology with a heavy focuses on rhetoric and writing. Using the writing program, Writing with the Masters, students develop strong writing and research skills while exploring the great writers and thinkers of the world. This 32-week course offers an in-depth look at Romanticism in Europe, England, and America. It also covers European and American Realism and Naturalism in both the Victorian Era in England and during Modern and Post Modern Times. The fall semester writing will focus on critical analysis and the spring semester on research and text documentation. The major writings covered in Grade 12 include modern writers, historical writings, short stories, and poetry.