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ENGL 100 Lecture 3: September 13 Beowulf

find more resources at oneclass.com September 13, 2016 ENGLISH 1C06 Beowulf  Heorot(setting) o is Helpless from Demon o a community, warmth, togetherness= being broken by the demon mon...

English (Arts)
ENGL 100
John White
ENGL 226 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Semiotics, Oedipus Complex, English Literature

We expect the follow a plot to come to a conclusion, we are frustrated if we do not get what we expect Considered one of most important novelists of second half of 20th century Crying of Lot 49 for some people first po...

English (Arts)
ENGL 226
Kait Pinder
ENGL226 Lecture 17: Lecture 17- Postmodernism and Review.pdf

The Crying of Lot 49 paranoia and sainthood "Behind the initials was a metaphor, a delirium tremens, a trembling unfurrowing of the mind's plowshare. The saint whose water can light lamps, the clairvoyant whose lapse...

English (Arts)
ENGL 226
Kait Pinder
ENGL 226 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Defamiliarization, Anne Sexton, Adrienne Rich

Anne Sexton "Sylvia's Death" - Anne Sexton Instead of consolation we get a kind of fetishization Sylvia stole death from her (love triangle between Sexton, Plath and death) Poet imagines death as a love affair Death is s...

English (Arts)
ENGL 226
Kait Pinder
ENGL 226 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Electra Complex, Oedipus Complex, Penis Envy

Song about her by Ryan Adams Bell Jar controversy To mark the 50 anniversary of Bell Jar, they asked contemporary figures to comment Legacy of Plath today Strange desire to have a Sylvia Plath in Adams song (not only o...

English (Arts)
ENGL 226
Kait Pinder
ENGL 314 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: System On A Chip

Sunitas office hoursFriday Jan 24th 200415Office B Arts BasementGreggers trying to right wrongs Duck Hummel wants to clear the air and right wrongs Sonatathink in terms of comparisons first some take Sisters as an expressi...

English (Arts)
ENGL 314
Sean Carney
ENGL 314 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Theosophy

mysoginist playwright took a sharp aboutface from naturalism to dreamlike surreal fantastic piece of writing very bazar and far from realismrestlessness desire to constantly innovate and reimagine what you can do in the th...

English (Arts)
ENGL 314
Sean Carney
ENGL 314 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Asteroid Family

eventually no one believes the promises they will return to Moscowthis aspiration on their part is just to avoid their current realityseen as a gloomy play not necessarily a villain in this play Natasha not necessarily the...

English (Arts)
ENGL 314
Sean Carney
ENGL 201 Lecture Notes - Kenning, Geoffrey Chaucer, Metonymy

09/04/2013 Ken Borris Beowulf  Norton Introduction to the Middle Ages Chaucer – General Prologue Chaucer –  I. Origins and Reception of the Poem                           –the action is set around c. 500 C.E.     ...

English (Arts)
ENGL 201
Ken Borris
ENGL 202 Lecture Notes - Carnivalesque, Frame Story, Geoffrey Chaucer

General Prologue, The Canterbury Tales I. The Prologue’s Framework for The Canterbury Tales –introduces the various speakers of the tales: the main characters, who happen to meet at the Tabard Inn as pilgrims on their w...

English (Arts)
ENGL 202
Ken Borris
Lecture 4- The Wild Duck (3)

poor dramaturge to move from the location in scene one to just being at Hjalmar’s place for the last 2 parts scene changes take a while, so there must be a very good reason he thought we needed to be at that ...

English (Arts)
ENGL 314
Sean Carney
ENGL 314 Lecture Notes - Henrik Ibsen

Ibsen’s Career early “poetic” plays “Love’s Comedy” 1862 written in rhyming verse written in very artificial romantic language About: Fal...

English (Arts)
ENGL 314
Sean Carney
Lecture 17- Postmodernism and Review.docx

Lecture 17 Postmodernism and ReviewThe Crying of Lot 49 paranoia and sainthoodBehind the initials was a metaphor a delirium tremens a trembling unfurrowing of the minds plowshare The saint whose water can light lamps the c...

English (Arts)
ENGL 226
Kait Pinder
ENGL 226 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Thomas Pynchon, Anne Sexton, Adrienne Rich

Lecture 16: New Feminist Voices / Postmodernism Anne Sexton • "Sylvia's Death" ◦ elegy mourning Sylvia Plath's death ◦ death is desired, becomes a fetish ◦ death is sexualized, "wear on our skinn...

English (Arts)
ENGL 226
Kait Pinder
ENGL 226 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Reality Television, Sylvia Plath, Lena Dunham

Lecture 15: Beat and Black Mountain Ginsberg, Beat, and the Return of Lyric • poetry after WWII • lyric poetry • beat poetry ◦ "implies a feeling of having been used, of being raw. It involves a sort of ...

English (Arts)
ENGL 226
Kait Pinder
Othello - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Othello Just The FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescription N OthelloProtagonist Professional soldier; servant to Venice Moor; Moslem Negro from North Africa M...

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Death of a Salesman - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Death Of A Salesman Just the FactsSymbols ARTHUR MILLERMUSICTAPE RECORDER Born 1915 in Harlem, New York Epitomizes the mechanization of American society Music has major significance in the play Wrote many pl...

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English Composition - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Composition English Composition 2nd EDITION THE SENTENCE Sentencesform the basis for written language and composition A sentence is a group of words that forms a complete thought It is easier to expr...

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English Grammar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Grammar English Grammar 2nd EDITION PARTS OF SPEECHSENTENCE TYPES A sentenceis a group of words that can stand DJECTIVESONJUNCTIONS AC on its own as a completed thought; it begins Describe nouns and ...

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English Verbs - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English Verbs English Verbs 2nd EDITION PRESENT TENSEPHRASAL VERBS A phrasal verbis a two part verb IMPLE PRESENT S consisting of a verb and a particle Expresses daily habits or usual Expresses general factu...

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Hamlet - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Hamlet StructureCharacters AIN PLOTHARACTER SKETCHES MC Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central ameDescriptionameDescription NN themes HamletPrince of Denmark, son of Queen Ge...

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Julius Caesar - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Julius Caesar StructureThemes AIN PLOTONOR LOYALTYRUTH JUSTICE MHT Act IIntroduction Presentation of setting, main characters, and central Brutus believes it is honorable to kill Caesar for loyalty to the ...

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King Lear - Reference Guides

TM permacharts King Lear StructureThemes AIN PLOTEMOLITION OF ORDERED SYSTEMSPPEARANCE VS. REALITY MDA Act IIntroduction Presentation of the setting, main characters, and Without divine, human, and natural laws, nature is ...

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Macbeth - Reference Guides

TM permacharts Macbeth Just the FactsCharacters ILLIAM SHAKESPEAREHARACTER SKETCHES WC Born 1564; died 1616 ameDescriptionameDescription NN Playwright, actor, and poetMacbethThane of Glamis, later Thane of Cawdor, and even...

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English as a Second Language - Reference Guides

TM permacharts English as a Second Language English as a Second Language 2nd EDITION BASIC SENTENCE REQUIREMENTSSUBJECTVERB AGREEMENT All sentences must begin with a capital letter A verb must agree with its subject in per...

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