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Supplemental Course Materials

Scheduled Course Readings Available for Download

Tuesday, January 21

icon for adobe acrobat Excerpts from Burke and Burns from the Longman Anthology of British Literature

Thursday, January 9

icon for adobe acrobat Excerpts from Burke and Kant from the Longman Anthology of British Literature

icon for adobe acrobat Wordsworth, "There was a Boy," and "[A slumber did my spirit seal]"

icon for adobe acrobat Two Passages from Wordsworth's The Prelude, Book 11, lines 243-389, Book 13, lines 1-184

Background and Other Resources

Literary and Cultural Terms

icon for adobe acrobat Some Advice about the Thesis of a Paper

Blake's Illustrated Songs of Innocence and Experience

Blake's Illustrated The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

icon for adobe acrobat Blake's Illustrated Visions of the Daughters of Albion (over 1 MB file)


icon for adobe acrobat Notes on the Final


Acrobat icon Course Syllabus (PDF)


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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

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 7

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