British Literature EVP (ENGL400e)
1.0 (yearlong course)
American Literature (ENGL300)
This course explores great works of British Literature, from Beowulf through Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Donne, Swift, Tennyson, and Hopkins, on into the 20th century. This is a rich and challenging course intended to develop critical thinking and aid student transition into post-secondary studies by interpreting, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating literature.
*As part of the EVP program, this course will have a live class requirement once a week at a set time; please see the website for time choices. This live class will include teaching, discussion with classmates from around the world, demonstrations, questions and answers, and other aspects of a live classroom. Students will have weekly due dates and stay on a traditional coursework schedule.
Semester 1: August 31 – January 24
Fall Break: November 23 – 27
Christmas Break: December 21 – January 1
Semester 2: January 25 – June 6
Spring Break: March 29 – April 2
Times: Tuesdays 9:00 am OR Tuesdays 9:00 pm US Central Time
Mysterious monsters…persevering pilgrims…and noble knights. Exploring different genres of British Literature is an adventure of culture, history, and intrigue. Join us as we journey through tales of courage, chivalry, adventure, love, and faith. From the Old English tales and stories, to the Modern English poetry and prose, we will explore it all. The historical context and backgrounds will give you insight into what made the British culture so fascinating! This class utilizes fun projects with art, technology, and creativity – with a plethora of choices to learn and demonstrate your knowledge. The Live Class EVP setting will allow you to dialogue weekly with your teacher and fellow classmates as we learn together some of the British literary masterpieces.
If there are books and materials for this course, they can be purchased from our Online Bookstore.