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Not too easy. Not too difficult.
I would recommend students to take this course with Professor Forsyth because she does an excellent job at facilitating discussions, and she has an amazing wealth of knowledge that she is more than willing to share with her students. She has a great sense of humor and she can make anything fun! Her class was my favorite course this semester.
In this course, we covered British works that were written in Middle English through British literature of the 1900s. We began the semester with Chaucer's Canterbury Tales and ended with Virginia Woolf's Orlando. Some highlights were acting out scenes from The Duchess of Malfi by John Webster and discussing Sherlock Holmes mysteries.
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Throughout the semester, students are required to write 5 short responses to the course readings. Be sure to take these seriously! There are also occasional pop quizzes, so be sure to do the readings. This class is not necessarily difficult, but it can be very time consuming, depending on the week. Do not procrastinate on your responses and papers! Also, attendance is taken every class, so make sure you show up! Finally, since this class is heavily based on discussion, make sure that you understand the readings well enough to talk about them in class. Coming to class with specific questions about what you did not understand is also a good idea. If you follow all of these guidelines, you should succeed in ENG 106!