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Unformatted text preview: Syllabus Composition II, English 1023 Jeremy Burns, Instructor Unit One: Reading and Writing about Short Fiction Week 1 Day One: Monday, 14 January, 2008 Introductions Policies and Procedures Assignment for next class: Read: LWP Ch. 1 pp. 3-17; LWP Ch. 5 pp. 91-96 James Joyce’s “Eveline” LWP pp. 3-7 Day Two: Wednesday, 16 January Discuss writing about literature; in class writing Assignment for next class: Read Raymond Carver’s “What We Talk About When We Talk About Love.” LWP pp. 388-397 Day Three: Friday, 18 January Continue discussion of Ch. 5 & “What We Talk About…” Bring St. Martin’s Handbook Assignment for next class: Read LWP Ch. 6 (Structure) and Tim O’Brien’s “The Things They Carried” pp. 97-114 Week 2 Day Four: Monday, 21 January Martin Luther King Day University Closed Day Five: Wednesday, 23 January Discussion of Structure & “The Things They Carried” (Discuss Paper One Assignment) Assignment for next class: Read LWP Ch 7 (Imagery and Symbolism) pp. 115-117 and Katherine Anne Porter’s “The Grave” LWP pp. 305-309 Day Six: Friday, 25 January Discuss Imagery and Symbolism & “The Grave” Bring St. Martin’s Handbook Assignment for next class: Read LWP Ch 8 (Point of View) pp. 138-140 and James Thurber’s “The Catbird Seat,” LWP pp. 465-471 Week 3 Day Seven: Monday, 28 January Discuss Point of View & “The Catbird Seat” Assignment for next class: Read LWP Ch 9 (Setting and Atmosphere) and Tobias Wolff’s “Hunters in the Snow” pp. 151-163 Day Eight: Wednesday, 30 January Discuss Setting and Atmosphere & “Hunters in the Snow”; paragraph unity Assignment for next class: Read LWP Ch 10 (Theme) and Flannery O’Connor’s “Good Country People” pp. 168- 187 Day Nine: Friday, 1 February Discuss Theme & “Good Country People” Bring St. Martin’s Handbook Assignment for next class: Sign up for Conferences Read LWP Ch 2 (Writing Process) pp. 18-32 and James Joyce’s “Araby”Ch 2 (Writing Process) pp....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course ENGL 1023 taught by Professor Stephens during the Spring '08 term at Arkansas.

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