Enc 1102 – 90355 Fall 2009 Assignment Schedule T/th 9: 30-10: 45 dhum 209



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ENC 1102 T-TH, FALL 2009



ENC 1102 – 90355

Fall 2009 Assignment Schedule

T/TH 9:30-10:45

DHUM 209
Week/Date Discussion Topics_______________________________________________________
1 8/25 Course Introduction & Syllabus: Reading Fiction & Writing About Fiction, 1912-1936

Journal: What is the writer’s responsibility? As part of a community, what does a writer owe to the larger groups of which she/he is a part?



HOMEWORK

Read K. Chopin’s “The Story of an Hour”, p. 516-517

—Reading & Reacting Questions, ONLINE__8/27'>ONLINE
8/27 Fiction Vocabulary, Handout

Chopin Bio, Annotation & Discussion

Walker Bio

Setting & Plot: Close read of Alice Walker’s “The Flowers”, ONLINE



HOMEWORK:

Read E. Hemingway’s “Hills Like White Elephants”, ONLINE

—Reading & Reacting Questions, ONLINE

Read N. Mahfouz’s “Half a Day”, ONLINE

—Reading & Reacting Questions, ONLINE

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2 9/01 Fiction Assignment, Short Story Guidelines (Essay 1)

Hemingway Bio

“Hills…” Setting & Symbols

Mahfouz PowerPoint

Prewriting-Generative Activity

HOMEWORK

Mahfouz Journal Entry from PowerPoint, ONLINE


9/03 Literary Jargon & Origins of Fiction

Sample Essay

Literary Analysis – Sample Theme Paper

Punctuation Review


HOMEWORK

Read G. Marquez’s “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”, ONLINE

—Reading & Reacting Questions, ONLINE

Read F. Kafka’s “The Hunger Artist”, ONLINE

—Kafka Journal Entry: How is the Impresario symbolic? What might he symbolize? What other allusions can be found in this story? ONLINE

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3 9/08 General Guidelines for Literary Papers

Symbol & Myth: Fantasy, Fable, and Magical Realism

Marquez Discussion Questions & Worksheets

Kafka Discussion

Editing Marks & Extra Credit, ONLINE
HOMEWORK

Read R. Carver’s “Cathedral”, p. 93-104

—Reading & Reacting Questions, p.103-04, #1-8

Bring One Copy of Short Story (Essay 1)
9/10 Carver In-Class Journal

Peer Review of Short Story (Essay 1)



HOMEWORK

Short Story (Essay I)

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4 9/15 DUE: Short Story, (Essay 1)

Quiz: Chopin, Hemingway, Walker, Mahfouz, Marquez, Kafka, Carver

HOMEWORK

Read Edgar Allen Poe’s “Cask of Amontillado”, ONLINE

— “Cask of Amontillado” Journal Entry, ONLINE

Read E. Poe’s “A Tell-Tale Heart”, p. 36-40

—Reading & Reacting Questions, p. 40
9/17 Motive & Point of View

Discuss Fiction Analysis I (Essay 2)

Fiction Essay Guidelines
HOMEWORK

Read J. D. Salinger’s “A Perfect Day for Bananafish”

—Salinger Journal Entry, ONLINE

Read S. Alexie’s “This Is What It Means to Say Phoenix, Arizona”, ONLINE

—Reading & Reacting Questions, ONLINE

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5 9/22 Voice & Language

In-class group outlining of Fiction Analysis (Essay 2)



HOMEWORK

Read T. O’brien’s “The Things They Carried”, p. 595-607

—Reading & Reacting Questions, ONLINE
9/24 O’Brien Discussion

Style, Tone & Language

NPR Commentary & Journal

In-class drafting of Fiction Analysis (Essay 2)


HOMEWORK

Read G. Jen’s “Who’s Irish?”, ONLINE

—Jen Journal Entry, ONLINE

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6 9/29 Robert Wuhl Video

HOMEWORK

Read J. Safran Foer’s “A Primer for the Punctuation of Heart Disease”, ONLINE

—Reading & Reacting Questions, ONLINE

Read J. Kincaid’s “Girl”, p. 160-161

—Kincaid Journal Entry, ONLINE

10/01 Documenting Sources, 1977-1989

MLA Review & Workshop

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7 10/06 Quiz Review

MLA Workshop, cont’d


10/08 Fiction Quiz

Contemporary Fiction Discussion


HOMEWORK

Bring Two Copies of Fiction Analysis I (Essay 2)

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8 10/13 Peer Review of Fiction Analysis I (Essay 2)
HOMEWORK

Fiction Analysis I (Essay 2)


10/15 DUE: Fiction Analysis I (Essay 2)

Introduction to Drama & Guidelines for Drama Analysis (Essay 2)

The Modern Theatre


HOMEWORK

Read A. Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Act I, p. 1772-1802

—Reading & Reacting Questions Set 1, ONLINE
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9 10/20 Reading & Writing about Drama, p. 1084-1086

Plot Development

Flashbacks & Foreshadowing

Character through Dialogue

HOMEWORK

Read A. Miller’s Death of a Salesman, Act II & Requiem, p.1802-1836

—Reading & Reacting Questions Set 2, ONLINE

—Miller Journal Entry, ONLINE

10/22 Film Viewing
HOMEWORK

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10 10/27 Film Viewing
HOMEWORK
10/29 Comparative Discussion
HOMEWORK

Bring Two Copies of Drama Analysis (Essay 3)

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11 11/03 Peer Review of Drama Analysis (Essay 3)
HOMEWORK

Drama Analysis (Essay 3)


11/05 DUE: Drama Analysis (Essay 3)

Drama Quiz

Guidelines & Topics for Research Paper


HOMEWORK

Topic Proposals

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12 11/10 Introduction to the Research Paper (Essay 4)

Writing a Research Paper, p. 94-98

Outlining of Research Paper, (Essay 4)
HOMEWORK

G. Orwell Handout & Annotation, ONLINE


11/12 Argumentation PowerPoint

Direct & Indirect Quotations

Quotation & Citation Mistakes

Fallacies



HOMEWORK

Fallacies Worksheet

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13 11/17 MLA Works Cited & Punctuation Re-Review

Citations Group Exercise

HOMEWORK

Bring Two Copies of Research Paper to Class
11/19 Peer Review of Research Paper (Must Bring Two Copies of Research Paper to Class)

HOMEWORK

Research Paper, (Essay 4)

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14 11/24 DUE: Research Paper (Essay 4)
HOMEWORK

All late HW’s, CW’s, Journals, & Extra Credit for Partial Credit


11/26 THANKSGIVING BREAK

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15 12/01 DUE: All late HW’s, CW’s, Journals, & Extra Credit for Partial Credit

HOMEWORK

Final Revision



12/03 Last Day to turn in a Revision

Final Exam Review
HOMEWORK

Final Exam Preparation



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16 12/08 FINAL EXAM

TUESDAY, 9:30-11:20

DHUM 209



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