Course Title : English Literature I
Code Course
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Regular
Semester
Lecture
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Seminar
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Lab
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Credits ECTS
ELL 215-1 B 3 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description During this course we will discuss a considerable number of authors that will help students to be introduced to English Literature and the impact of literature in Anglo-Saxon society and later on British society. Different periods off this literature will be analyzed and most important authors and their works.
Objectives Students will be encouraged to analyze famous literature works of different authors. Social factors during these periods will be also taken into consideration. Students will be able to express their feeling and knowledge and perform critical analysis of different texts.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Course Introduction; Anglo-Saxon History
2Anglo-Saxon Literature and Beowulf
31000-1500: History, Language and Chaucer
4Chaucer – Characterization and Wife of Bath
5Thomas Malory and the Legend of King Arthur
6Sonnets, Spenser and Shakespeare
7Elizabethan Drama, Marlowe and Faust
8Doctor Faustus – Chorus Prologue
9Doctor Faustus - Allegory and the Seven Deadly Sins
10MIDTERM
11John Donne – Metaphysics
12John Milton – History, Politics and Religion
13Paradise Lost, Turmoil and Great Literature
14Satire and Swift
15Swift – Modest Proposal
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Understand the basic elements of British poetry, short story, novel, and drama
2Improve speaking and writing skills.
3Enhance analytical skills in reading works of literature.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms120
Quizzes120
Projects00
Term Projects130
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade70
Contribution of final examination to overall grade30
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
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Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 100
Midterms 100
Final examination 12525
Other 11010
Total Work Load 125
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5
ECTS 5

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