Eng 7: English Literature Work

 

 

NOTE: In addition to the reading selections below, you are expected to read all author biographies before the selection.

 

Date In-Class Work Homework Assigned
6-Sep 1. Review syllabus, rules, etc.
2.
Literary History Lecture: Anglo-Saxon Period Student Notes and A-S Powerpoint
1. Read "The Anglo-Saxon Period" pp. 2-10
9-Sep 1. Continue lecture: Anglo-Saxons 1. Read Beowulf pp.11-26
10-Sep 1. Group Work: Beowulf Quiz
Lit Term: Kenning

1. Finish class work

11-Sep 1. Discuss Beowulf 1. Read "The Seafarer" pp. 35-38; "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-4 p. 38
12-Sep No Class: Senior Meeting  
13-Sep 1. Discuss "The Seafarer"
Lit Term: Eleagiac tradition
 
16-Sep 1. Discuss "The Seafarer" 1. Read "The Medieval Period" pp. 43-54
17-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Medieval Period Student Notes and Medieval Powerpoint
18-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Medieval Period  
19-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Medieval Period  
20-Sep 1. Literary History Lecture: Medieval Period
2. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
3. Take notes on characters and classes
1. Read Bio: Geoffery Chaucer pp. 55-56
23-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
1. Review reading and notes
24-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
1. Review reading and notes
25-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
3. Review for Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Exam
 
26-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
 
27-Sep 1. In-Class Reading/Discussion: The Canterbury Tales "Prologue"
2. Take notes on characters and classes
3. Review for Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Exam
1. Study for exam
30-Sep 1. Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Exam 1. Read "The Renaissance Period" pp. 127-148
1-Oct 1. Finish Anglo-Saxon/Medieval Exam
2. Literary History Lecture: Renaissance Period Student Notes and Renaissance Powerpoint
2-Oct 1. Literary History Lecture: Reanissance
3-Oct 1. Literary History Lecture: Reanissance
4-Oct 1. Literary History Lecture: Reanissance
7-Oct Sub Day: Work on sonnet homework 1. Spenser "Sonnets 67, 76, 79", ALL "For Study and Discussion" Questions pp. 154-157
2. Read Sidney "Sonnets 31, 36", ALL "For Study and Discussion" Questions pp. 158-160
3. Read Marlowe "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love" and Raleigh "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd", ALL "For Study and Discussion" Questions pp. 161-163
8-Oct 1. Discuss readings  
9-Oct 1. Discuss readings  
10-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read Shakespeare "Sonnets 18, 29, 30, 73, 116, 130", "For Study and Discussion" Quest 1-6 pp. 164-169
11-Oct 1. Discuss readings  
14-Oct No School: Columbus Day  
15-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read "The Metaphysical Poets" p. 263
2. Read Donne "Song" Quest 1-3, "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning", "Holy Sonnets 4, 6, 10" Quest 1-3 pp. 264-270
16-Oct 1. Discuss readings
17-Oct 1. Discuss readings  
18-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read Johnson "On My First Son", "On My First Daughter", "Song: To Celia", ALL Quest. pp. 281-286
21-Oct 1. Discuss readings
22-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read Marvell "To His Coy Mistress", Quest 1-5 pp. 275-278
2. Read Herrick "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" and "To Daffodils", ALL Quest. pp. 287-288
3. Suckling and Lovelace "The Constant Lover", "Why So Pale and Wan", To Lucasta, on Going to Wars", "To Althea, from Prison", ALL Quest. pp. 289-291
23-Oct 1. Discuss readings
24-Oct 1. Discuss readings 1. Read King James Bible "Genesis" and "1 Corinthians", ALL Quest. pp. 294-300
2. Milton "On Having Arrived at the Age of Twenty-Three" and "On His Blindness", ALL Quest. pp. 301-304
25-Oct 1. Discuss readings
28-Oct 1. Discuss readings
29-Oct 1. Discuss readings
30-Oct 1. Discuss readings
31-Oct 1. Discuss readings
1. Review for Renaissance Exam
1-Nov 1. Renaissance exam
4-Nov 1. Renaissance exam 1. Read "Restoration and Eighteenth Century" pp.327-347 and "Romantic Age" pp. 455-472
5-Nov 1. Literary History Lecture: Restoration and Eighteenth Century  
6-Nov 1. Literary History Lecture: Restoration and Eighteenth Century 1. Read Gray "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" pp. 431-437, Quest. 1cd, 2bcde, 3 p.437
7-Nov 1. Discuss reading  
8-Nov 1. Discuss reading

 

11-Nov No School: Veterans Day

 

12-Nov Snow Day 1. Read Burns "Ae Fond Kiss", "O' Wert Thou in the Cauld Blast", and "To a Mouse" pp. 438-440; ALL Quest. p. 441 
13-Nov 1. Discuss reading

 

14-Nov 1. Discuss reading  
15-Nov 1. Discuss reading 1. Read Blake "Songs of Innocence-Intro", "The Lamb", "The Chimney Sweeper", "Songs of Experience-Intro", The Tiger", "Poison Tree" pp. 442-447; ALL Quest. p. 448
18-Nov 1. Discuss reading  
19-Nov 1. Discuss reading  
20-Nov 1. Restoration and Eighteenth Century Exam  
21-Nov 1. Literary History Lecture: Romantic Period 1. Read Wordsworth "Tintern Abby" pp.473-480; Quest. 1ad, 2abc, 3, 4, 5, 6ad
22-Nov 1. Literary History Lecture: Romantic Period
2. Discuss reading
1. Read The Lucy Poems: "She Dwelt Among Untrodden Ways", "Strange Fits of Passion Have I known", "A Slumber Did My Spirit Steal" pp. 482-484; ALL Quest. p. 484
2. Read "My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold" p. 485, ALL Quest p. 485
3. Read "The World Is Too Much with Us" p. 488; ALL Quest. p.489
25-Nov 1. Discuss reading
26-Nov 1. In-Class Reading: "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" 1. Complete "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-3, 5, 7 p. 512
27-Nov-
29 Nov
No School: Thanksgiving
2-Dec 1. In-Class Reading: "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" 1. Complete "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-3, 5, 7 p. 512
3-Dec 1. In-Class Reading: "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner" 1. Complete "For Study and Discussion" Quest. 1-3, 5, 7 p. 512
4-Dec 1. Review Reading, Coleridge 1. Read Byron "She Walks in Beauty" ALL Quest., "Stanzas Written on the Road Between Florence and Pisa" ALL Quest., "Apostrophe to the Ocean" ALL Quest. pp. 529-541
5-Dec 1. Discuss reading 1. Read Shelley "Ozymandias" ALL Quest. pp. 544-545; "Sonnet: England in 1819" ALL Quest. p. 545, "Ode to the West Wind" Quest. 1-2 pp. 546-550
6-Dec 1. Discuss reading 1. Read Shelley "To a Skylark" ALL Quest., "To----" ALL Quest., "A Dirge" Only Quest. pp. 551-555
9-Dec 1. Discuss reading  
10-Dec 1. Discuss reading 1. Read Keats "Bright Star! Would I Were Steadfast As Thou Art" ALL Quest., "When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be" ALL Quest. pp. 559-560, "Ode to a Nightingale" ALL Quest p. 575-578, "Ode on a Grecian Urn" ALL Quest., "To Autumn" Quest 1-2 pp. 579-584
11-Dec 1. Discuss reading  
12-Dec 1. Discuss reading  
13-Dec 1. Discuss reading
16-Dec 1. 18th Century and Romanticism Exam
17-Dec  
18-Dec Finals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd
19-Dec Finals: 4th, 5th, 6th
20-Dec Finals: 7th and Change Day