Poetry

  • Anne Bradstreet -- "To My Dear and Loving Husband"
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Henry Thoreau -- Walden, Civil Disobedience
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson -- Nature
  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Novels

  • National Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter, The House of Seven Gables
  • William Dean Howells -- The Rise of Silas Lapham
  • Herman Melville

Plays

  • Arthur Miller -- The Crucible, about the Salem Witch Trials