LIT 2110: Section 3735
World Literature: Ancient to Renaissance
1:55-2:45 MWF 7 Location: MAT 116
Instructor: Kate Peters
Email: [email protected]
Office: Turlington 4337
Office Hours: Wed. 11:30pm-1:30pm and by appointment
Online Syllabus: Found on Sakai W
Pure Love Vs. Selfish Love in Marie de Frances Lais
The idea of pure love versus selfish love is one that has been explored over and over
again in the world of literature. Because it is a topic of much debate, this idea is often surr
Lack of Feminism in Classic Fairy Tales
At its heart, the chronicle of Den Lille Havfrue, or The Little Mermaid, appears to be a
severely tragic tale of the dangers of curiosity and the suffering that perpetually accompanies
unattainable love. However, up
1. Title: No Exit Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
2. -The valet escorts Garcin to his room and leaves him alone.
-The valet returns with Inez.
-Inez questions Garcin about Florence, the woman who she died with.
Propaganda vs. Persuasion
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1. Title: The Count of Monte Cristo Author: Alexandre Dumas
2. -Edmond returns from his voyage on the Pharaon.
-He goes to his fathers house and sees that he has paid Caderousse back and practically
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English IV H
20 September 2013
Around 950 CE, the Anglo-Saxon lifestyle proved to be harsh. A large majority of men
supported themselves and their families by working on boats overseas, leaving their wives and
Thesis Statement: Throughout the Odyssey, Odysseus struggles with his own desire and
power where he exemplifies his cunning and thus his power and dominance, but his
physical desire or the desire for superiority gets the best of him.
How to Write a Thesis Statement - Handout
What is a Thesis Statement?
Almost all of us-even if we don't do it consciously-look early in an essay for a one- or two-sentence
condensation of the argument or analysis that is to follow. We refer to that conden
The Power of Womens Morality in Ancient Greek Literature
Despite the fact that women were considered to be subordinate to men during ancient
Greek times, they were still able to strongly influence the social and ethical situat
The Power of Women in The Odyssey
Throughout The Odyssey, two intertwined stories are told simultaneously:
Odysseuss journey home to his wife, Penelope, and Telemachus attempt to ward off the
suitors courting her in Odysseuss
The Functions of a Frame Narrative and its Effect on the Reader
Frame narratives are sometimes referred to as mise en abyme, a phrase which quite
literally means put in the abyss, since they help to explore the complexity of the main story; a