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Supplemental Course Materials

Acrobat icon Notes on the Final (PDF)

Acrobat icon Important Passages from Longinus (not in Richter) (PDF)

Acrobat icon Walter Pater, "Conclusion" to The Renaissance (PDF)

Acrobat icon Oscar Wilde, "Preface" to The Picture of Dorian Gray (PDF)

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Study Questions and Notes



Horace and Longinus




Kant Study Questions

Acrobat icon An Overview of Kant's Model of the Mind (PDF)

Acrobat icon Notes on Kant's Critique of Judgment (PDF)

Acrobat icon Some Excerpts from Kant's Critique of Judgment (drawn from Richter and Pluhar) (PDF)

Wordsworth and Coleridge



Freud and Psychoanalytic theory

Foucault and Structuralism


Woolf and Feminism

New Historicism

Contemporary Critical Approaches

icon for adobe acrobat New Criticism Explained

icon for adobe acrobat Psychoanalytic Approaches

icon for adobe acrobat Thinking Marxist about Texts

icon for adobe acrobat Deconstruction Simplified

icon for adobe acrobat Feminist Literary Criticism

icon for adobe acrobat New Historicist Approaches

icon for adobe acrobat Postcolonial Studies

Writing and Rhetoric

Everything You Should Have Learned in English 101

Ethos, Logos, Pathos: Three Ways to Persuade

Walvoord and McCarthy on Good/Better/Best

Organizing an Essay: Using Representative Cases

Organizing an Essay: Cause and Effect

What to Avoid and What to Do (Developing an Essay)

Use of Text (MLA Citation)

MLA Citation Examples

Writing Effective Sentences

Writing Effective Paragraphs

Notes to Style

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Lesson 7

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