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English 270 WORLD LITERATURE I SCHEDULE PAGE

This page contains information about the assignments you should be working on each week and when those assignments are due. All assignments [unless otherwise noted] are due by 10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time [PST] on the date listed in the schedule. You need to complete your readings, view lectures, and submit assignments on time- late work not accepted.

**NOTE: ORIENTATION is ON-CAMPUS

WEEK NUMBER

ASSIGNMENTS DUE THIS WEEK

Week 1 
Theme: How to be an On-line Student

8/24

Orientation Assignment - DUE SUNDAY 11:55pm PST 
Journal #0 = 5 points / Discussion Questions #0 = 5 points / Responding to group #0 = 5 points / Quiz #0 = 5 points

Week 2 
Theme: Hero's Journey

8/31

Journal #1 - DUE Monday - Gilgamesh (pgs 10-41)

Handbook Reading #1 Gilgamesh :DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #1 Hero's Journey - DUE Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #1 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #1 - DUE Friday

Week 3 
Theme: Creation Myths

9/7

Journal #2 - DUE Monday - Egyptian Poetry pgs 41-46, Bible 52-63 & pg 94 psalm 23, Odyssey 236-246 & 319-332

Handbook Reading #2 Egyptian Poetry, Bible, Odyssey: DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #2 & 3 Creation Myths & Odyssey - DUE Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #2 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #2 - DUE Friday

Week 4 
Theme: Greek Theatre and Revenge

9/14

Journal #3 - DUE Monday - Agamemnon pgs 533-582

View Lecture #4 Drama - Due Monday

Handbook Reading #3 Agamemnon: DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #5 Dramatic Competitions- DUE Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #3 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #3- DUE Friday

Want some extra credit? Post a rough draft of your midterm report paper by Friday of week 7 and get 10 bonus points! Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade!

Week 5
Theme: Great Thinkers

9/21

**Quiz #1 Due Mon-Fri 10am PST
quiz does not include week 5 readings
You can take this quiz two times in this period - scores will be averaged.

Journal #4 - DUE Monday - Plato & Socrates 779-799, Aristotle 799-803, Confucius 820-831

Handbook Reading #4 Great Thinkers: DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #6 & 7 Plato & Aristotle - DUE Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #4 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #4- DUE Friday

Week 6
Theme: Indian Hero's Journey & Dharma

9/28

 

Journal #5 - DUE Monday - Ramayana pgs 890-946

Handbook Reading #5 Ramayana: DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #8 Ramayana - Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #5 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #5- DUE Friday

Week 7
Theme: Roman Hero's Journey & Stoicism

10/5

Journal #6 - DUE Monday - Aeneid pgs 1052-1106

Handbook Reading #6 Aeneid: DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #9 Aeneid - Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #6 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #6- DUE Friday

Extra credit Due Friday: Post a rough draft of your midterm report paper by Friday of week 7 and get 10 bonus points! Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade!

Week 8 
Theme:Roman Gods & Catholicism

10/12

Journal #7 - DUE Monday - Ovid 1134-1137,1149-1161,1166-1167,1174-1182, New Testament 1213-1215, St. Augustine 1221-1238

Handbook Reading #7 Roman Gods & Christianity: DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #10 Ovid - Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #7 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #7- DUE Friday

Week 9

10/19

**MIDTERM can only be taken once!

MIDTERM EXAM available 10am Monday till 10am Friday. 
Midterm Report DUE during same window

Week 10 
Theme: Teaching Tales

10/26

Journal #8 - DUE Monday - Pancarta 1258-1267, Somadeva 1342-1350, Ying-Ying 1398-1408, 1001 Nights 1566-1590

Handbook Reading #8 Pancarta, Somadeva, Ying-Ying, 1001 Nights: DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #11 1001 Nights- Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #8 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #8- DUE Friday

Week 11
Theme: Heaven & Hell

11/2

Journal #9 - DUE Monday - Inferno pgs 1845-1876 & Canterbury Tales pgs 2069-2082 & 2099-2106

Handbook Reading #9 Inferno & The Canterbury Tales: DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #12 & 13 Inferno and Canterbury Tales - Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #9 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #9- DUE Friday

Week 12 
Theme: Life & Death

11/9

Journal #10- DUE Monday - Everyman 2119-2141, Pillow Book Japan 2270-2280 & Dojoji 2361-2370

Handbook Reading #10 Everyman, Pillow Book, Dojoji: DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #14 & 15 Everyman & Pillow Book - Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #10 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers#10- DUE Friday

Want some extra credit? Post an outline of your literary analysis paper by Friday of week 14 and get 10 bonus points! [Must include title, thesis statement, topic sentences, main points bulleted, and restated thesis conclusion, bulleted points conclusion] Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade!

Week 13 
Theme: Hero's Journey Africa

111/16
**Quiz #2 Due Mon-Fri 10am PST
quiz does not include week 13 readings
You can take this quiz two times in this period - scores will be averaged.

Journal #11 - DUE Monday- Epic of Son Jara 2409-2442

Handbook Reading #11 Son Jara: DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #16 Son Jara - Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #11 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #11 - DUE Friday

Week 14 
Theme: Parody & Satire

11/23

 

Journal #12- DUE Monday- Gargantua & Pantagruel 2591-2595, 2616-2631, Don Quixote 2675-2714

Handbook Reading #12 Rabelais & Cervantes: DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #17 & 18 Gargantua & Quixote- Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #12 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #12 - DUE Friday

Extra Credit Due: Post an outline of your literary analysis paper by Friday of week 14 and get 10 bonus points! [Must include title, thesis statement, topic sentences, main points bulleted, and restated thesis conclusion, bulleted points conclusion] Your instructor will give you feedback to help you get a better grade!

Week 15 
Theme: Maya

111/30

**Note: You'll notice the readings are light this week. This is to give you time to work on your literary analysis paper

Journal #13 - DUE Monday - Popol Vuh pgs 3076-3092

Handbook Reading #12 Popol Vuh: pgs DUE Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #13 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #13 - DUE Friday

Week 16 
Theme: Research Paper

12/7

 

Journal #14 - DUE Monday - Rough Draft of Literary Analysis Paper [must include title, introduction with thesis, body paragraphs with topic sentences, and solid conclusion]

View Lecture #19 How to get an A on your Literary Analysis paper - Due Wednesday

Answers to Discussion Questions #14 - DUE Wednesday [covers all of the above]

Responses to group answers #14 - DUE Friday

Week 17

 

**Final Exam - you can only take this exam once!

Final EXAM! available SAT 12/12 10am until Tues 12/15 at 10am 
Literary Analysis Paper DUE during same window

Last Updated: 10/06/2014
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