English 205:
Class Schedule

Instructor: Ann Warren
Office: NEA 297
Phone: (310) 233-4250
Office Hours: 9-10am T-Th and by appointment
E-mail: annw708@gmail.com

Course Schedule: Week 1 Course Schedule: Week 2 Course Schedule: Week 3 Course Schedule: Week 4 Course Schedule: Week 5
Course Schedule: Week 6 Discussion Questions Writing Assignments

COURSE SCHEDULE

Week 1 June 19 INTRODUCTION
Introduction to English Literature
The Role of Poetry in Early Cultures
Writing About Literature
Go to Lecture 1
Go to Discussion Questions 1
Reading: Reading: Bede, "Caedmon's Hymn"
"The Dream of the Rood"
"The Wanderer"
"The Wife's Lament"
Week 1 June 20
Old English Literature
Go to Lecture 2
No Discussion Questions due today
Reading: Beowulf (This can be found in the Files section on Canvas)
(If you would prefer to listen, there's a YouTube version here: Beowulf)
Week 1 June 21
Old English Literature
No new lecture today
Go to Discussion Questions 2
Reading: Beowulf (This can be found in the Files section on Canvas)
(If you would prefer to listen, there's a YouTube version here: Beowulf)
Week 2 June 26
The Middle Ages
Go to Lecture 3
No Discussion Questions due today
Reading: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Week 2 June 27
The Middle Ages
No new lecture today
No Discussion Questions due today
Reading: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Week 2 June 28
The Middle Ages
Go to Lecture 4
Go to Discussion Questions 3
Reading: Chaucer, from The Canterbury Tales:
"The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale"
NOTE: In the left column, scroll down and click the button that says "Modern and middle english side by side"; read BOTH the Prologue and the Tale
Week 3 July 3
The Sixteenth Century
Go to Lecture 5
No Discussion Questions due today
quill penPaper 1 due
Reading: Kempe, excerpts from The Book of Margery Kempe:
Malory, excerpts from Morte Darthur:
Week 3 July 5
The Sixteenth Century
Go to Lecture 6
No Discussion Questions due today
Reading: Marlowe, Dr. Faustus
Week 4 July 10
The Sixteenth Century
No new lecture today
No Discussion Questions due today
Reading: Marlowe, Dr. Faustus
Week 4 July 11
The Sixteenth Century
Go to Lecture 7
No Discussion Questions due today
Reading: Shakespeare, King Lear
Week 4 July 12
The Sixteenth Century
No new lecture today
Go to Discussion Questions 4
Reading: Shakespeare, King Lear
Week 5 July 17
The Sixteenth Century
Go to
Lecture 8
No Discussion Questions due today
Reading: Donne, Herrick, Herbert, Crashaw, Vaughan, Marvell, "To His Coy Mistress"
Week 5 July 18
The Sixteenth Century
Go to Lecture 9
No Discussion Questions due today
Reading: Webster, The Duchess of Malfi
Week 5 July 19
The Seventeenth Century
No new lecture today
No Discussion Questions due today
quill penPaper 2 due
Reading: Webster, The Duchess of Malfi
Week 6 July 24
The Seventeenth Century
Go to
Lecture 10
Go to Discussion Questions 5
Reading: Defoe, excerpt from Roxana: Chapter 13
Week 6 July 25
CATCH YOUR BREATH DAY
No reading assignment for today
Week 6 July 26 FINAL EXAM
quill penFinal Exam due

No late exams will be accepted, as I must turn in grades immediately.

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