Essay Assignment Sheets
Essay 1 Option A: Crossing Genres Due 6/30
Essay 1 Option B: Exploring a Theme in Poetry Due 6/30
Essay 2: Literary Research Due 7/16
General Course Resources
Expectations for English 102 Students
Reading Journals Instructions
Reading Journal Checklist
Example Reading Journal
Turnitin Frequently Asked Questions
MLA Templates for In Text and Works Cited
Brave New World Topic Chart Prep for Final
Final Grading Expectations
Group 1: "From Utopia, Book II" (Division of Labor)
Group 2: "Of Their Trades and Manner of Life"
Group 3: Of the Religions of the Utopians
Group 4: "Of Their Military Discipline"
Group 5: "Of Their Traffic"
Group 6: "Of Their Slaves and of Their Marriages"
Links to Supporting Material About the Works of Literature
Tell Tale Heart Animation
Analysis of Keats' "Ode on a Grecian Urn"
Bryan Cranston Reads "Ozymandias"
Jack London's "To Build a Fire" (Print)
Links to Supporting Material About the Writing Process
Purdue OWL MLA Style Guide
Turnitin - Submit papers here
Compare Contrast Brainstorming Chart
Example Paragraph Comparing Two Poems (With Notes)
Week One Powerpoints
Active Reading, Intro to Fiction, and Short Shorts
Symbolism and The Secret Lion
Theme, Point of View, and Myth in "The Tell Tale Heart" and "Fun Home"
Introduction to Drama, Aristotle's Unities, "Beauty"
Introduction to Poetry
Tips for Writing Essays About Poetry
Writing About Literature: Compare and Contrast Structure
Week Two Powerpoints
Elements of Poetry: Form and Sound
Elements of Poetry: Speaker and Tone
Introduction to Critical Theory: Formalism and New Criticism
"Ode on a Grecian Urn ," "The Second Coming," and "Ozymandias"
Topics in Literature: Nature
Critical Theory: Feminist and Gender Criticism, "Story of an Hour" and "The English Canon"
Week Three Powerpoints
Susan Glaspell's "Trifles" and Feminist Criticism
Introduction to Literary Research
Topics in Poetry: Love
Critical Theory: Marxist and Materialist Analysis of Literature
What is "The American Dream"?
Death of a Salesman Act 1 and Marxist Criticism
Week Four Powerpoints
Death of a Salesman Act II
Utopia and Dystopian Literature
Critical Theory: Structuralism, Semiotics, and Deconstruction
Integrating Sources and Quote Sandwiches
Critical Theory: New Historicist Criticism, Topics in Literature: War
Brave New World Chapters 1 - 5
Week Five Powerpoints
Topics in Literature: War, Day 2 - "The Things They Carried," "What Were They Like?" and "Facing It"
Brave New World Part 2