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- <h3>^-=SYLLABUS FOR E300 ANALYSIS OF LITERARY FORMS, CSU FULLERTON FALL 2011 (7/21/11)=-^
+ <h3>^-=SYLLABUS FOR E300 ANALYSIS OF LITERARY FORMS, CSU FULLERTON FALL 2011 (8/22/11)=-^


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BASIC INFORMATION


- <b>COURSE INFORMATION.</b> English 300, Course Code 20639, Section 80. M/W 4:00-5:15 p.m., IRVC 203. <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/irvinecampus/index.asp|Irvine Campus website]</b> and <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/campusmap/irvinecampus.htm|map]</b>. Instructor: Alfred J. Drake, Ph.D. Office hours: Wednesday 3:00-4:0 in IRVC Room TBD. <b>[mailto:e300@ajdrake.com|e300@ajdrake.com].</b> Catalog: "Main literary forms -- prose fiction, poetry and drama-are studied and analyzed. English majors should schedule this basic course as early as possible. Units: (3)." I will use +/- grading. The English Dept. may be reached at (657) 278-3163. Students who need special accommodations at the main campus should contact the <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/disabledservices/|Disabled Student Services Office in UH 101]</b> or call (657) 278-3117; for the Irvine Campus, see <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/irvinecampus/pages/sa_disabled.asp|Student Affairs, IRVC-159],</b> phone (657) 278-3112. One other required link: <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/emergencypreparedness/ep_students.html|Emergency Preparedness Guidelines]</b>.
+ <b>COURSE INFORMATION.</b> English 300, Course Code 20639, Section 80. M/W 4:00-5:15 p.m., IRVC 203. <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/irvinecampus/index.asp|Irvine Campus website]</b> and <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/campusmap/irvinecampus.htm|map]</b>. Instructor: Alfred J. Drake, Ph.D. Office hours: M/W 1:30-2:30 in IRVC Room 261. <b>[mailto:e300@ajdrake.com|e300@ajdrake.com].</b> Catalog: "Main literary forms -- prose fiction, poetry and drama-are studied and analyzed. English majors should schedule this basic course as early as possible. Units: (3)." I will use +/- grading. The English Dept. may be reached at (657) 278-3163. Students who need special accommodations at the main campus should contact the <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/disabledservices/|Disabled Student Services Office in UH 101]</b> or call (657) 278-3117; for the Irvine Campus, see <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/irvinecampus/pages/sa_disabled.asp|Student Affairs, IRVC-159],</b> phone (657) 278-3112. One other required link: <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/emergencypreparedness/ep_students.html|Emergency Preparedness Guidelines]</b>.


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OPTIONAL RESOURCES TO HELP YOU DO WELL


- <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-index.php?page=Blogs_Indices|BROWSE INSTRUCTOR'S BLOG]</b>. My thoughts on the assigned readings; separately, I will post a running blog.
+ <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-index.php?page=Blogs_Indices|BROWSE INSTRUCTOR'S BLOG]</b>. My thoughts on the assigned readings.


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- <b>((E300_Paper_Fall_11|TERM PAPER REQUIREMENT: LINK TO FULL INSTRUCTIONS)).</b> <i>By the end of Week 13 (04/24) a one-paragraph description addressing the general topic <u>and</u> specific argument of the projected paper will be due by email.</i> (Full rough drafts are also encouraged.) Not providing this description on time may affect the final draft grade. Please read the term paper instructions carefully since they contain the general prompt, suggested topics, and advance draft comments. I reserve the right to require proof of the final paper's authenticity, such as notes or an early draft. Final draft (5-7 pages) due as specified towards the bottom of the syllabus page. There is no need to consider this a research paper, though you are free to make it one. CSUF academic integrity policies apply (see <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/senate/PDF/300/UPS300-021.pdf|UPS 300.021]</b>). See <b>[http://www.library.fullerton.edu/|CSUF Library]</b>. <b><u>How to do well on this assignment</u></b>: send required advance paragraph on time and incorporate advice I send; allow time for revision; proofread and follow <b>MLA formatting and style guidelines</b>; avoid exhaustive coverage and stale generalities: instead, develop a <i>specific, arguable</i> set of claims, demonstrating their strength by showing how they enhance our understanding of <i>specific language, structures, and themes</i>; document your online/print sources; read instructions and take advantage of Resources/Guides/Writing Guides: <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=7|MLA]</b>, <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=6|Grammar]</b>, <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=5|Deductive (see especially)]</b>, <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=3|Citing]</b>, <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=1|Analyzing]</b>, and <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=2|Editing]</b>. (30% of course grade.)
+ <b>((E300_Paper_Fall_11|TERM PAPER REQUIREMENT: LINK TO FULL INSTRUCTIONS)).</b> <i>By the end of Week 13 (11/2) a one-paragraph description addressing the general topic <u>and</u> specific argument of the projected paper will be due by email.</i> (Full rough drafts are also encouraged.) Not providing this description on time may affect the final draft grade. Please read the term paper instructions carefully since they contain the general prompt, suggested topics, and advance draft comments. I reserve the right to require proof of the final paper's authenticity, such as notes or an early draft. Final draft (5-7 pages) due as specified towards the bottom of the syllabus page. There is no need to consider this a research paper, though you are free to make it one. CSUF academic integrity policies apply (see <b>[http://www.fullerton.edu/senate/PDF/300/UPS300-021.pdf|UPS 300.021]</b>). See <b>[http://www.library.fullerton.edu/|CSUF Library]</b>. <b><u>How to do well on this assignment</u></b>: send required advance paragraph on time and incorporate advice I send; allow time for revision; proofread and follow <b>MLA formatting and style guidelines</b>; avoid exhaustive coverage and stale generalities: instead, develop a <i>specific, arguable</i> set of claims, demonstrating their strength by showing how they enhance our understanding of <i>specific language, structures, and themes</i>; document your online/print sources; read instructions and take advantage of Resources/Guides/Writing Guides: <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=7|MLA]</b>, <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=6|Grammar]</b>, <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=5|Deductive (see especially)]</b>, <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=3|Citing]</b>, <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=1|Analyzing]</b>, and <b>[http://www.ajdrake.com/wiki/tiki-download_file.php?fileId=2|Editing]</b>. (30% of course grade.)


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STUDY QUESTIONS FOR JOURNALS


- This semester, I am offering a general set of optional questions that should help students develop specific responses to the assigned texts by individual authors, but you are free to develop you own material for the journal sets: <b>((E300_Journals_Fall_11|Questions Listed in Journal Instructions Page))</b>
+ I am offering a general set of optional questions that should help students develop specific responses to the assigned texts by individual authors, but you are free to develop you own material for the journal sets: <b>((E300_Journals_Fall_11|Questions Listed in Journal Instructions Page))</b>


SESSION SCHEDULE: WORKS DISCUSSED ON DATES INDICATED


- <h3>WEEK 1</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 1 FICTION</h3>

M. 08/22. Course Introduction.

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- <h3>WEEK 2</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 2 FICTION</h3>

M. 08/29. Chapter 2. Narration and Point of View: read this chapter's introductory material (96-100). Edgar Allan Poe. "The Cask of Amontillado" (101-05). Jamaica Kincaid. "Girl" (116-17).

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- <h3>WEEK 3</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 3 FICTION</h3>

M. 09/05. No classes: Labor Day holiday, campus closed.

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- <h3>WEEK 4</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 4 FICTION</h3>

M. 09/12. Chapter 5. Symbol and Figurative Language: read this chapter's introductory material (208-13). Edwige Danticat. "A Wall of Fire Rising" (239-49).

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- <h3>WEEK 5</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 5 FICTION</h3>

M. 09/19. Chapter 7. Exploring Contexts -- The Author's Work: Flannery O'Connor (294-99). Flannery O'Connor. "Good Country People" (310-23). Mary Gordon. From "Flannery's Kiss" (337-39). Eileen Pollack. From "Flannery O'Connor and the New Criticism" (343-45).

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- <h3>WEEK 6</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 6 FICTION</h3>

M. 09/26. Chapter 9. Critical Contexts: William Faulkner's "A Rose for Emily" (389-91). William Faulkner. "A Rose for Emily" (391-97).

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- <h3>WEEK 7</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 7 POETRY</h3>
- M. 10/05. Chapter 10. Poetry: Reading, Responding, Writing (618-42). Read also from "Romantic Love: an Album" (643-50).
+ M. 10/03. Chapter 10. Poetry: Reading, Responding, Writing (618-42). Read also from "Romantic Love: an Album" (643-50).

- W. 10/07. Love poetry, continued: Matthew Arnold's "Dover Beach" (704-05) and Walt Whitman's "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" (<b>[http://www.bartleby.com/142/192.html|Internet Source: Bartleby]</b>). I may bring in and read aloud a few separate love poems by the ancient Greek poetess Sappho; these are not in the anthology.
+ W. 10/05. Love poetry, continued: Matthew Arnold's "Dover Beach" (704-05) and Walt Whitman's "When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd" (<b>[http://www.bartleby.com/142/192.html|Internet Source: Bartleby]</b>). I may bring in and read aloud a few separate love poems by the ancient Greek poetess Sappho; these are not in the anthology.

- <h3>WEEK 8</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 8 POETRY</h3>

M. 10/10. Chapters 13-16, etc. A Mix: Poetry as Form and Foregrounded Language. Emily Dickinson: "I dwell in Possibility" (739), "Because I could not stop for Death" (886-87); W.C. Williams: "The Red Wheelbarrow" (739-40), "This is Just to Say" (740); G.M. Hopkins: "Pied Beauty" (742), "Spring and Fall" (789-90), "God's Grandeur" (1030), "The Windhover" (1030-31); E.E. Cummings: "in Just" (742-43); "The Twenty-Third Psalm" (756); Wilfred Owen: "Dulce et Decorum Est" (759-60); Robert Frost: "Fireflies in the Garden" (768-69), "Range Finding" (838), "Design" (838), "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" (1019-20); Edgar Allan Poe: "The Raven" (785-88).

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- <h3>WEEK 9</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 9 POETRY</h3>

M. 10/17. Romanticism: Poetry of Nature and Self-Consciousness. William Blake, William Wordsworth. Blake's "The Chimney Sweeper" (1008-09, both versions from Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience); "London" (658), "The Sick Rose" (767), "The Tyger" (1007-08). Wordsworth's "She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways" (681), "Tintern Abbey" (1048-51).

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- <h3>WEEK 10</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 10 POETRY</h3>

M. 10/24. Modernist Poetry: W.B. Yeats. William Butler Yeats: an Album (895-908).

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- <h3>WEEK 11</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 11 POETRY</h3>

M. 10/31. Chapter 19. Cultural and Historical Contexts: the Harlem Renaissance (947-56). Poetry of the Harlem Renaissance (956-64).

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- <b>((E300_Journals¬_Fall_11|JOURNAL SET 2 DUE BY EMAIL SUNDAY 11/06; SEE INSTRUCTIONS)).</b> (Reminder: this set includes journal entries on poetry.)
+ <b>((E300_Journals¬_Fall_11|JOURNAL SET 2 DUE BY EMAIL SUNDAY 11/06; SEE INSTRUCTIONS)).</b> (Reminder: this set includes journal entries on poetry.)

- <h3>WEEK 12</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 12 DRAMA</h3>

M. 11/07. Read "Elements of Drama" introduction (1125-34). Chapter 24. Critical Contexts. Sophocles. Antigone (1490-1523).

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- <h3>WEEK 13</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 13 DRAMA</h3>

M. 11/14. Anton Chekhov. The Cherry Orchard (1547-83).

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- <h3>WEEK 14</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 14 DRAMA</h3>

M. 11/21. Wed. Fall Recess. No classes.

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- <h3>WEEK 15</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 15 DRAMA</h3>

M. 11/28. Lorraine Hansberry. A Raisin in the Sun (1583-1645).

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- <h3>WEEK 16</h3>
+ <h3>WEEK 16 DRAMA</h3>

M. 12/05. Arthur Miller. Death of a Salesman (1646-1711).

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