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0Engl3543%20Troil%202007%20syllabus - Chaucer Troilus and...

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Chaucer:  Troilus and the Early Poems Engl.  3543~001  ~  Fall 2007 ~ T-TR 12:30 –1:45 ~ Econ. 2 B. G. Harding ~ Office:  Denison 245 ~ Office Hours:  TBA Contact info:   [email protected]  (or during office hours 303-492-7608) “God wot, it was myn entente / To forthren trouthe in love and it cherice” The Legend of Good Women, 471-2 Required texts:  Chaucer, Geoffrey.   Troilus and Criseyde .  Stephen A. Barney, ed.  New York:  W. W.  Norton & Company, 2006  (ISBN 0-393-92755-5) Chaucer, Geoffrey. Dream Visions and Other Poems Norton Crit. Ed. Kathryn Lynch, ed.  2006 ( ISBN 10:  0-393-92588-9 ISBN 13:  978-0-393-92588-3) Course Assessments:  10%  In-class participation 20%  7 critical response papers  5%    Translation exercise 40%  2 formal papers (4-5 and 5-8 pages, respectively) 25%  Final exam Preparation/Participation :     I am committed to making our 75 minutes of class  time productive and engaging.  Because this is a discussion-centered class, three things I  expect from you are: Regular attendance .  Missing more than 3 class periods during the semester will affect your  overall grade. Promptness .  Impromptu reading quizzes and in-class writing assignments will occur at the  beginning of the class period and may not be made up. Preparation .  A discussion-centered class presupposes thorough preparation for each class  period.  Please do the assigned readings prior to coming to class and do bring the relevant  text to class each day.   Read actively :  take notes, underline, look up unfamiliar words, and  reread!   Prepare one or two questions or comments  about the assigned reading to 
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contribute to class discussion.  Your overall grade will take into account the degree to  which you contribute to the class.    Critical response papers: Critical response papers are designed to help you  engage critically with the text and stimulate critical thinking and discussion. These 
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