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AUDIO FOR E307 WRITING IN ENGLISH STUDIES, CSU FULLERTON FALL 2015 (12/11/15)

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SESSION SCHEDULE: FOLLOWING WORKS DISCUSSED ON DATES INDICATED

SESSION AUDIO. Available soon after session.

WEEK 1

Tu. 08/25. Course Introduction. SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 08/27. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 1, "They Say." Ch. One, "They Say: Starting with What Others Are Saying" (19-29). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 2

Tu. 09/01. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part II: The Essay, Ch. 8 "Beginning" (37-46). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 09/03. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 1, "They Say." Ch. Two, "Her Point Is: The Art of Summarizing" (30-41). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 3

Tu. 09/08. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 1, "They Say." Ch. 3, "As He Himself Puts It: The Art of Quoting" (42-51). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 09/10. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 12 "Basic Structure" (67-70) and Ch. 13 "Paragraph Unity" (71-78). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 4

Tu. 09/15. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 2, "I Say." Ch. Four, "Yes/No/Okay, But: Three Ways to Respond" (55-67) and Ch. Five, "And Yet: Distinguishing What They Say from What You Say" (68-77). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 14 "Paragraph Development: (1) Illustration and Restatement" (79-84) and Ch. 15 "Paragraph Development: (2) Comparison, Contrast, and Analogy" (85-92). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 09/17. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 14 "Paragraph Development: (1) Illustration and Restatement" (79-84) and Ch. 15 "Paragraph Development: (2) Comparison, Contrast, and Analogy" (85-92). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 5

Tu. 09/22. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 2, "I Say." Ch. Six, "Skeptics May Object: Planting a Naysayer in Your Text" (78-91). SESSION AUDIO.

Wed. 09/24. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 2, "I Say." Ch. Seven, "So What? Who Cares?: Saying Why It Matters" (92-101). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 16 "Paragraph Development: (3) Cause and Effect" (93-97). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 6

Tu. 09/29. Film of Jane Austen's novel Persuasion. (BBC Production starring Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds; entire film is approx. 1 hour 45 min, so we will watch approx. first half today.) I suggest that you start reading the novel now since we will begin discussing it next week.

Th. 10/01. Film of Jane Austen's novel Persuasion. (BBC Production starring Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds, today we will watch the remainder of the film.)

WEEK 7

Tu. 10/06. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. I-IX (Norton 3-58). Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 3, "Tying It All Together." Ch. Eight, "As a Result: Connecting the Parts" (105-20) and Ch. Nine, "Ain't So/Is Not: Academic Writing Doesn't Always Mean Setting Aside Your Own Voice" (121-28). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 10/08. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. I-IX (Norton 3-58). Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 3, "Tying It All Together." Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 17 "Paragraph Development: "Paragraph Development: (4) "Definition, Analysis, and Qualification" (98-108). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 8

Tu. 10/13. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. X-XVIII (Norton 59-122). Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 3, "Tying It All Together." Ch. Ten, "But Don't Get Me Wrong: The Art of Metacommentary" (129-38). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 18 "A Definition" (109-18). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 10/15. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. X-XVIII (Norton 59-122). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 18 "A Definition" (109-18). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 9

Tu. 10/20. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. XIX-XXIV plus Original Ending (Norton 122-88). Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 4, "In Specific Academic Settings." Ch. Eleven, "I Take Your Point: Entering Class Discussions" (141-44) and Ch. Twelve, "What's Motivating This Writer?: Reading for the Conversation" (145-55). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 10/22. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. XIX-XXIV plus Original Ending (Norton 122-88). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 19 "Sentence Styles" (119-39). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 1 DUE BY EMAIL FRIDAY 10/30; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes entries on three pieces of criticism about Austen's Persuasion. I will verify receipt by email within a few days.)

WEEK 10

Tu. 10/27. Film of Shakespeare's The Tempest. (Julie Taymor production starring Helen Mirren, approx. 1 hr. and 50 mins; today we will watch the first half.) I suggest that you begin reading the play this week since we will be discussing the text and film next week.

Th. 10/29. Film of Shakespeare's The Tempest. (Julie Taymor production starring Helen Mirren, approx. 1 hr. and 50 mins; today we will watch the remainder.)

WEEK 11

Tu. 11/03. Shakespeare's The Tempest, Acts 1-2 (Norton 3-41). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 20 "The Well-Written Sentence: (1) Concision" (140-46). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 11/05. Shakespeare's The Tempest, Acts 1-2 (Norton 3-41). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: Ch. 21 "The Well-Written Sentence: (2) Emphasis" (147-62). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 12

Tu. 11/10. Shakespeare's The Tempest, Acts 3-5 (Norton 42-77). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 22 "The Well-Written Sentence: (3) Rhythm" (163-70). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 11/12. Shakespeare's The Tempest, Acts 3-5 (Norton 42-77). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: Ch. 23 "The Well-Written Sentence: (4) Variety" (171-74). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 2 DUE BY EMAIL FRIDAY 11/20; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes entries on three pieces of criticism about Shakespeare's The Tempest. I will verify receipt by email within a few days.)

PARAGRAPH DESCRIBING GENERAL TOPIC AND SPECIFIC ARGUMENT FOR TERM PAPER DUE BY EMAIL FRIDAY 11/20; SEE INSTRUCTIONS.

WEEK 13

Tu. 11/17. Selected British Romantic Poems: William Blake. Read Blake's "Chimney Sweeper" (362 and 371), "Holy Thursday" (361 and 371),"London" (368), "Nurse's Song" (360 and 369),"The Tyger" (369). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 11/19. Selected British Romantic Poems: Lord Byron. Byron's "Prisoner of Chillon" (202-12). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 24 "Meaning" (177-89). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 14

Tu. 11/24. Fall Recess. No classes.

Th. 11/26. Fall Recess. No classes.

WEEK 15

Tu. 12/01. Selected British Romantic Poems: William Wordsworth. "The Solitary Reaper" (387), "Three Years She Grew" (15), "Tintern Abbey" (264) and your choice of two other Wordsworth poems. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 25 "Clarity and Simplicity" (190-202). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 12/03. Selected British Romantic Poems: Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Coleridge's "Dejection: an Ode" (332), "Frost at Midnight" (259), "Kubla Khan" (8) and your choice of two other Coleridge poems. SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 16

Tu. 12/08. Selected British Romantic Poems: Percy Bysshe Shelley. Shelley's "Mont Blanc" (310), "Ode to the West Wind" (347), "Ozymandias" (441), "To a Skylark" (26), and your choice of one other Shelley poem. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 26 "Concision" (203-12). SESSION AUDIO.

Th. 12/10. Selected British Romantic Poems: John Keats. "On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer" (438), "To Autumn" (25), "Ode on a Grecian Urn" (343), "Ode to a Nightingale" (341) and your choice of one other Keats poem. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 26 "Concision" (203-12). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 3 DUE BY EMAIL ON DAY OF FINAL EXAM; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes entries on three pieces of criticism about selected Romantic poems – each of the three entries should be on a different poet. I will verify receipt by email within a few days.)

FINALS WEEK

Final Exam Date Tuesday, Dec. 15, 9:30-11:20 a.m. Due by email by Tuesday, Dec. 22: Term Paper. (I will turn in grades by Dec. 28, 2015.) For your other courses, check CSUF's Final Exam Schedule.


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