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AUDIO OF SESSIONS FOR E307 ADV. WRITING IN ENGLISH STUDIES, CSU FULLERTON SPRING 2014 (4/19/14)

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SESSION SCHEDULE: FOLLOWING WORKS DISCUSSED ON DATES INDICATED

WEEK 1

Wed. 01/22. Course Introduction. SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 2

Wed. 01/29. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 1, "They Say." Ch. One, "They Say: Starting with What Others Are Saying" (19-29). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part II: The Essay, Ch. 8 "Beginning" (37-46). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 3

Wed. 02/05. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 1, "They Say." Ch. Two, "Her Point Is: The Art of Summarizing" (30-41) and Ch. 3, "As He Himself Puts It: The Art of Quoting" (42-51). 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

Wed. 02/12. 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.

WEEK 5

Wed. 02/19. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 2, "I Say." Ch. Six, "Skeptics May Object: Planting a Naysayer in Your Text" (78-91) and 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

Wed. 02/26. Film of Jane Austen's novel Persuasion. (BBC Production starring Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds, approx. 1 hour 45 min.) NO AUDIO – FILM SHOWING.

WEEK 7

Wed. 03/05. 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). 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

Wed. 03/12. 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.

WEEK 9

Wed. 03/19. 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). 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 MONDAY 03/24; 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

Wed. 03/26. Film of Shakespeare's The Tempest. (Julie Taymor production starring Helen Mirren, approx. 1 hr. and 50 mins.) NO AUDIO: FILM SHOWING.

WEEK 11

Wed. 04/02. Spring Break. No classes.

WEEK 12

Wed. 04/09. 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) and Ch. 21 "The Well-Written Sentence: (2) Emphasis" (147-62). SESSION AUDIO.

PARAGRAPH DESCRIBING GENERAL TOPIC AND SPECIFIC ARGUMENT FOR TERM PAPER DUE BY EMAIL MONDAY 04/14; SEE INSTRUCTIONS.

WEEK 13

Wed. 04/16. 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) and Ch. 23 "The Well-Written Sentence: (4) Variety" (171-74). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 2 DUE BY EMAIL MONDAY 04/21; 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.)

WEEK 14

Wed. 04/23. Selected British Romantic Poems: To Be Announced. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 24 "Meaning" (177-89). SESSION AUDIO. Available soon after session.

WEEK 15

Wed. 04/30. Selected British Romantic Poems: To Be Announced. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 25 "Clarity and Simplicity" (190-202). SESSION AUDIO. Available soon after session.

WEEK 16

Wed. 05/07. Selected British Romantic Poems: To Be Announced. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 26 "Concision" (203-12). SESSION AUDIO. Available soon after session.

JOURNAL SET 3 DUE BY EMAIL ON DAY OF FINAL EXAM, WEDNESDAY 05/14; 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 Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 5:00-6:50 p.m. Due by email by Sunday, May 18: Term Paper. (I must turn in grades by May 23, 2014.) For your other courses, check CSUF's Final Exam Schedule.


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