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ENGLISH 271 SCHEDULE

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

Pages for second edition text in black
Pages for third edition text in red

Week one 1/26

On Campus Orientation 1/30 room B268 from 3:30-5:00 pm

 

Orientation Assignment - DUE Friday 1/31 10 pm PST 
Journal #0 = 5 points / Discussion Questions #0 = 5 points / Responding to group #0 = 5 points / Quiz #0 = 5 points

Week two 2/2
Theme: Vernacular Chinese Literature

 

Journal #1 - Wu Cheng-En or Journey to the West :: Monkey (pgs 8-37 / 421-436, you'll need to read chapters 14-17 using the link below) - DUE Monday

If you don't have the text, you can find the chapters on this website:
http://www.chine-informations.com/fichiers/jourwest.pdf

Read chapters: 1 and 14-17

Handbook Reading #1: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #1 Novels & History - DUE Wednesday

Discussion #1 - DUE Wednesday

Response #1 - DUE Friday

Week three 2/9 
Theme: Neoclassicism

 

Journal #2 - Racine’s Phaedra 362-402 [3rd edition students use link]- DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #2: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #2 Drama - DUE Wednesday

Discussion #2 - DUE Wednesday

Response #2 - DUE Friday

Week four 2/16 
Theme: Satire, Mock Epic, and Baring one's soul

 

Journal #3 - Swifts Proposal & Pope’s Rape of the Lock pgs 430-433 265-268 & 315-320, 483-510 321-344AND Rousseau’s Confessions Bk 1 660-670- 3rd edition use link
DUE Monday

View Lecture #3 Satire, Epic & Mock Epic- Due Monday

Handbook Reading #3: pgs DUE Wednesday

Discussion #3 - DUE Wednesday

Response #3- DUE Friday

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

Week five 2/23 
Theme: Temptation & Salvation

 

**Quiz #1 Due Mon-Fri 10 am PST
quiz does not include week 5 readings - you may take the quiz 2 times and the scores will be averaged.

Journal #4 - Goethe’s Faust 678-693, 709-716, 733-755  99-115,132-139,169-181 (3rd Edition)    - DUE Monday 

If you are using the link you'll want to read only:

Prologue in Heaven and
First Part of the Tragedy - read the following sections:
Night
Study [ Faust & Mephistopheles enter - stop when Faust exits]
Street
The Neighbor's House
Street
Garden
Garden Bower
Wood and Cave
Gretchen's Room
Martha's Garden
At the Well

Handbook Reading #4: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #4 Faust Part II- DUE Wednesday

Discussion #4 - DUE Wednesday

Response #4- DUE Friday

Week six 3/2 
Theme: Romanticism and Poetry

 

 

Journal #5 - Each reading is a bio on the author and a selection of poems

Blake 780-788 Songs of Innocence [the Lamb, Little Black Boy, Holy Thursday, Chimney Sweeper]  334- 337 and Songs of Experience [Earth's Answer, Tyger, Sick Rose, London, Chimney Sweeper] 337-341

Coleridge 811-815 Kubla Khan

Keats 825-826, 828-830 La Belle Dame San Merci & Ode on a Grecian Urn

Tennyson 883-887 Ulysses

Browning 908-911 My Last Duchess

Heine 844-845  a pine standing lonely, young man loves a maiden, death like a long cool night

Leopardi 846-848 To Sylvia

Hugo 850-856 et not fact est

Whitman 980-987 from song of myself stanzas  1,4,7,16, 21,24,32, 46,51, 52,

Dickinson 1049-1051 & 1056  Because I could not stop for death

Baudelaire 1380-1388 From Flowers of Evil [To the reader, Correspondences, Her Hair, A Carcass]

ALL ABOVE DUE MONDAY

Handbook Reading #5: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #5 Poetry & British Romanticism and #6 Romanticism in France & Germany - Due Wednesday

Discussion #5 - DUE Wednesday

Response #5- DUE Friday

Week seven 3/9


Theme: Anti-Romanticism

 

 

 

 

 

Journal #6 - The Novel: Madame Bovary first half 1084-1200 - DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #6: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #7 Flaubert's Madame Bovary - Due Wednesday

Discussion #6 - DUE Wednesday

Response #6- DUE Friday

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

Week eight 3/16
Theme: Realism

 

Journal #7 - Madame Bovary second half 1201-1301 - DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #7: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #8 Realism - Due Wednesday

Discussion #7 - DUE Wednesday

Response #7- DUE Friday

Week nine 3/23

**MIDTERM Due Mon-Fri 10 am PST
- you may take the exam only ONCE!

MIDTERM EXAM AND MIDTERM REPORT BOTH DUE!!


Midterm Report DUE during Midterm Exam window - no late papers accepted!

Week ten 3/30
Theme: Rise of Psychology

 

 

 

 

Journal #8 - Tolstoy's Ivan Illyich pgs 1418-1459 735-778 and Freud’s Dora pgs 1611-1631- DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #8: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #9 Death Psychology and Lecture #10 Freudian Psychology - Due Wednesday

Discussion #8 - DUE Wednesday

Response #8- DUE Friday

Week eleven 4/6
Theme: Modernism & the Fantastic

 

 

 

 


SPRING BREAK 

Journal #9 -Ichiyo’s Child’s Play 1804-1836 and Kafka’s Metamorphosis  1996-2032207-241 - DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #9: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #11 Modernism & 12 Fantastic - Due Wednesday

Discussion #9 - DUE Wednesday

Response #9- DUE Friday


NO ASSIGNMENTS DUE THIS WEEK - NO LOG ON REQUIREMETS . 
ENJOY THE BREAK!
 

Week twelve 4/20
Theme: Middle Eastern Comedy

 

Journal #10 - Tawfiq Al-Hakim's "The Sultan’s Dilemma" 2277-2336 - DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #10: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lecture3 #13 Sultan's Dilemma - Due Wednesday

Discussion #10 - DUE Wednesday

Response #10- DUE Friday

Want some extra credit? Post an outline of your literary analysis paper by 10 am 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 thirteen 4/27 
Theme: Detective Stories, Politics & The Self

**Quiz #2 Due Mon-Fri 10 am PST
quiz does not include week 13 readings - you may take the quiz 2 times and the scores will be averaged.

Journal #11 - Borges' "Garden of Forking Paths" 2411-2421, Camus' "The Guest" 2570-2582 & Lispector's "Drunken Woman" 2800-2809 Borges' "Garden of Forking Paths" 489-496 Camus' "The Guest" 754-762 Lispectors's "Daydreams of a Drunken Woman" 809-814 - DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #11: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #14 Detective Stories and #15 Guest & Drunken Woman - Due Wednesday

Discussion #11 - DUE Wednesday

Response #11 - DUE Friday

Week fourteen 5/4
Theme: Modern African Lit & Colonialism

 

 

Journal #12 - Soyinka's "Death & The Kings Horsemen" 3021-3071 1049-1098          - DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #12: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lectures #16 Death & King's Horsemen - Due Wednesday

Discussion #12 - DUE Wednesday

Response #12 - DUE Friday

Extra Credit Due: Post an outline of your literary analysis paper by 10 am 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 fifteen 5/11 
Theme: Theatre of the Absurd

 

 

Journal #13 - Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead - DUE Monday

Handbook Reading #13: pgs DUE Wednesday

View Lecture #17 Theatre of the Absurd

Discussion #13 - DUE Wednesday

Response #13 - DUE Friday

Week sixteen 5/18 
Theme: Research Paper

 

 

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

View Lecture #18 How to get an A on your Literary Analysis paper - Due Wednesday

Discussion #14 - DUE Wednesday

Response #14 - DUE Friday

Week seventeen 5/25

 

**FINAL EXAM Due Monday - Monday June 2nd 10 am PST - you may take the exam only ONCE!

FINAL EXAM AND LITERARY ANALYSIS PAPER DUE!


Literary Analysis Paper DUE during Final Exam window - late papers not accepted!

Last Updated: 09/11/2017
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