Notes_for_103A_Final_Exam

Notes_for_103A_Final_Exam - StudyNotesfor103AFinalExam(12/8)

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Study Notes for 103A Final Exam (12/8) Part I of the Final Exam will consist of a list of terms from lecture which have been discussed in class  and which are archived in our slides on GauchoSpace. You will define five of these terms, which will  be drawn from the class in its entirety, in other words materials both prior to and following the  midterm. (25 points) Part II of the Final Exam will consist of two passage analyses. Passages will be chosen from works  read after the midterm exam. (30 points) Part III of the Final Exam will consist of a conversation between two authors upon one of the  following subjects (see below). You may prepare this part of the exam prior to coming to class and turn  in a type-written version of it with your blue book. (45 points)  You will be evaluated on your ability to represent course themes in this “conversation,” to touch upon  relevant questions of form and content in particular texts, and to be creative in your representation of  the two authors you choose. You may choose any two authors whom we’ve read for 103A this term. 1.) Discuss the significance of sympathy in US literature.  This conversation can  go in many different directions. Most likely, the essay will consider the US sentimental novel  (eg. Uncle Tom’s Cabin ) and its call for sympathy, the radical empathy of Walt Whitman as a  surrogate mourner in the Civil War poems, and/or the anti-sentimentalism of writers such as  Hawthorne, Twain, Kate Chopin, or Emily Dickinson. The problem of sympathy, for some US 
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This note was uploaded on 08/27/2011 for the course ENGL 103A taught by Professor Maslan during the Fall '09 term at UCSB.

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Notes_for_103A_Final_Exam - StudyNotesfor103AFinalExam(12/8)

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