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Department
English
Course
ENGL 1128
Professor
D.Curie
Semester
Winter

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Unit 1: Definition and History of the Essay A. Definition A non-fiction prose genre “Essai” Oxford English dictionary definition “elaborate in style though limited in range Think about: How do the essays we are reading fit into this definition? B. History Michel de Montaign (creator) Francis Bacon (forst essayist in English) Samuel Johnson For each historical essay - how it fits into media culture of its time - authors situation (little bio of author) - theme/subject/purpose - plot - point of view - characters - setting - style: subjective? Objective? Structural Techniques Unit 2. Description - Woolf, “Death of the Moth” - Gourevitch “We Wish to Inform You..” Unit 3: Personal Narration - Laurence, “Where the World Began” - Atwood, “Fir
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