Course Title : English Literature I
Code Course
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Regular
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Credits ECTS
ELL 215-1 B 3 3 0 0 3.00 5
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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 of the literature will be analyzed including 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 opinions, impressions, and perform critical analysis of different texts.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1The Anglo Saxons.Old English Literature. Beowulf. Its importance
2The Medieval period. Geoffrey Chaucer. Life and Career. The Cantebury Tales. (1)
3The Cantebury Tales.(2) The English Renaissance and Reformation. Writers and ideas.
4Christopher Marlowe. Life and career.Dr. Faustus.
5Analysis.William Shakespeare. Life and career. Shakespeare`s language.
6Shakespeare`s sonnets.The Merchant of Venice. (1)The Merchant of Venice. (2)The Merchant of Venice. (3)
7Exam Hamlet. (1)Hamlet. (2)Macbeth (1)
8Midterm Exam
9Macbeth. (2) John Milton. Life and Career.Paradise lost.
10Paradise regained.Daniel Defoe. Life and Career.Robinson Crusoe. (1)
11Robinson Crusoe. (2)Jobathan Swift. Life and career.Gulliver`s travels.
12Robert Burns. Life and Career.Poems.William Blake. Life and Career.
13Historical Linguistics
14Presentation of Course Works.
15Review
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Knowledge about different authors their work and periods of English Literature
2Critical analysis of different texts
3Discussing different types of text and critical reading
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms130
Quizzes00
Projects110
Term Projects110
Laboratory00
Attendance110
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade60
Contribution of final examination to overall grade40
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
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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 2918
Midterms 11414
Final examination 11414
Other 000
Total Work Load 136
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.44
ECTS 5

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