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West Chester University

Fall 2001

Spring 2002

West Chester University

Fall 2002

 

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Course Information
  Lit 165 Syllabus
  ENG 020 Syllabus
  About the Instructor

Notes for Introduction to Literature
  Approaching Literature
  Notes on the Art of Fiction: Early Forms
  The Short Story
  Graduate Students Define the Art of Fiction
  Bartleby the Scrivener - Questions for Analysis
  Notes on Melville
  Critical Approaches to Literature
  A Vocabulary for Short Fiction and Beyond
  Study Guide for Fiction Exam
  Reading Poetry
  The Craft of Poetry
  A Catalogue of Poems
  Notes on Langston Hughes
  Lines of Continuity
  Poetry Take Home Exam
  The Birth of Drama
  Oedipus
  A Doll House
  Study Guide for the Final Exam
  A Glossary of Literary Terms

Notes for Basic Writing (ENG 020)
  The Rhetorical Situation
  Essay #1 Assignment Sheet
  Workshop Assignment for Essay#1
  How to Write Descriptively
  Building a Thesis
  Overcoming Reader's Block
  Analysis and the Culture of Advertising
  Essay #2 Assignment Sheet
  Writing Effective Introductions
  Writing Effective Conclusions
  Propaganda Analysis
  Politics and the English Language
  Propaganda: A Sample Analysis
  Midterm Exam: Tips for Writing on the Spot
  Notes on Rational Argument
  Mapping the Parts of an Arugment

General Announcements
  Announcements for LIT 165
  Assignments for LIT 165
  Announcements for ENG 020
  Assignments for ENG 020

Contact

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  A Weblog for LIT 165
  A Weblog for ENG 020

Join the Conversation
  LIT 165 Discussion List
  ENG 020 Discussion List

 

~ Course Discussion Lists ~

All of my students are encouraged to join either the Introduction to Literature (LIT 165) or the Basic Writing (ENG 020) discussion list (or both, if you've got a lot of online energy). In fact, I invite any person interested in either of these subjects to join the list. Frankly, I'm excited that I have the opportunity to make this kind of list available to you. My guess is that the more people who join, the more helpful it's likely to be.

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How might joining a discussion list be helpful? Maybe it will, maybe it won't. But it is a place where you can post a question and hope to get an answer from your classmates or the instructor; it's a place where you can bouce ideas around and get your friends and classmates to express opinions they aren't comfortable expressing in the open air of the classroom. (Of course, rude, crude, or offensive material will be rigorously filtered by the moderator.)

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It might be fun. The only way to find out is to try it.

 

 

 

 

 

     

 


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