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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 Joyces Eveline LWP pp. 3-7 Day Two: Wednesday, 16 January Discuss writing about literature; in class writing Assignment for next class: Read Raymond Carvers 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. Martins Handbook Assignment for next class: Read LWP Ch. 6 (Structure) and Tim OBriens 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 Porters The Grave LWP pp. 305-309 Day Six: Friday, 25 January Discuss Imagery and Symbolism & The Grave Bring St. Martins Handbook Assignment for next class: Read LWP Ch 8 (Point of View) pp. 138-140 and James Thurbers 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 Wolffs 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 OConnors Good Country People pp. 168- 187 Day Nine: Friday, 1 February Discuss Theme & Good Country People Bring St. Martins Handbook Assignment for next class: Sign up for Conferences Read LWP Ch 2 (Writing Process) pp. 18-32 and James Joyces ArabyCh 2 (Writing Process) pp....
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