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Course: Accelerated World Literature

V Accelerated World Literature • 2016 listing - for reference only • Grade 9 or above • [Summer course] • Literature Sequence
* Primary Instructor
Caitlin LoTruglio
* Sections
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Section 1 Instructor: Caitlin LoTruglio
Classes meet from June 13, 2016 to August 12, 2016
Monday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ET • Wednesday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ET • Friday 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM ET
Enrollment Policy: Full Summer Term
Tuition: $400.00

* Website
Please review more extensive materials at the teacher's Accelerated World Literature website.
* Description
Covering essentially the same material as the year-long version of World Literature, this course seeks to accomplish the same goals in a more condensed fashion. Focusing on the contents of a single anthology, this course attempts to expose students to the variety of literary genres and types around the world from the earliest times to the present day. We discuss a variety of topics, including the problems of translation, the nature of excerpts, the nature of the hero, the formation of an authorial voice, and genres such as lyric, drama, proverb, myth, and epic. We read three major plays entire, including Sophocles' Oedipus Rex, Shakespeare's The Tempest, and Ibsen's A Doll's House.
* Meetings
This course meets 3 times per week for discussion and review of assigned homework.
* Homework
Substantial amounts of reading daily outside of class. Quizzes will be given bi-weekly on the assigned readings.
* Prerequisites
None.
* Recommended background
Students must be able to handle a substantial amount of daily reading. The ability to write a clear essay of three to five paragraphs is also an enormous advantage on exams. Students unfamiliar with the process are advised to take some writing instruction.
* Instructor's Notes
Course meets for two hours at a time three times per week (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays). There is one exception: July 4th is Independence Day; no class will be held on this day. The class that would have met on this day will instead by held on Tuesday, July 5th, at the usual time.
V Textbooks and Materials
* World Literature
Susan Wittig Albert, Richard Cohen, Rose Sallberg Kam, David Adams Leeming, Thomas Monsell, Carroll Moulton, Susanna Nied, Eileen Hillary Oshinsky
This text is required.
ISBN: 0030514096
Best sources: Scholars Online Bookstore
Other information: Please make sure you have the edition of the book indicated by the ISBN above.


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