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Unformatted text preview: Week One This week, we will be focusing mainly on background information: how to analyze literature, how to write about literature, the history of the English language, and group selections. Do not skim over or skip any of the discussions on this page. Information from this week will be instrumental throughout the remainder of the semester. First, we need to discuss how to analyze literature. Throughout the semester, you'll be illustrating your understanding of analysis by writing comparative-argumentative literary analyses. Therefore, the following two links are vital for you to read, study, and really understand. After you feel comfortable with the information in both links, go to the Quiz page and take the "Week 1a" quiz. Then return to this page and continue the week's activities. Analyzing and Writing about Literature Guidelines for Essays and Literary Analyses Second, you need some background information on England, the English language, and the major historical eras that relate to the English literature we'll be reading this semester. The following link leads historical eras that relate to the English literature we'll be reading this semester....
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- Spring '11