Twice in Tennyson’s “Passing of Arthur” section of Idylls there’s the phrase “that last weird battle”: on lines 29 and 94. Then on line 444 the word recurs; “the weird rhyme.” What’s so weird about these things? (Aside from the weirdness … Continue reading
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The people have spoken. In your feedback on English 340, two themes emerged. It was clear that you wanted: more assignment preparation, and a more thematic approach to lectures. So I have revised the reading schedule for the second half … Continue reading
Here’s that timeline I showed in class: “A Visual Timeline of the Future Based on Famous Fiction.”
Here is the link to the “In Our Time” (BBC Radio 4)Â program on Marlowe I mentioned in class this week.
On the About page, I’ve posted a link to the newÂ course outlineÂ to reflect the actual schedule of days we’re meeting. Sorry for the error in my earlier outline, and thanks to those students who noticed it! See especially page 4 … Continue reading
Let’s say I’m in Group 4, writing a Close Reading. First, I read the guidelines and rubrics for posts that Dr. Ullyot has provided. After I’ve written my post, I click on two boxes in the “Categories” section to the … Continue reading
This is the first blog post for Dr. Ullyot’s English 340 (Literature from the Middle Ages to the Present) in 2012-13. Your future posts will be longer, and much more interesting than this one.