British Literature

General Information

  • InstructorNissa Rudd
  • Weekly School Work Load at Home: 5 hours
  • For schedule, location, and all applicable fees, please visit our Schedule and Pricing page

Text

  • Please purchase the following book editions as listed so the students and instructor can be on the same page, both figuratively and literally:
      • The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation: An Easy-to-Use Guide with Clear Rules, Real-World Examples, and Reproducible Quizzes, 11th Edition (2014); Purchase Online: Amazon
      • Beowulf by Seamus Heaney (Translator), W.W. Norton & Company: Purchase Online – Amazon
      • Macbeth by William Shakespeare, No Fear Shakespeare Series: Purchase Online – Amazon
      • Hamlet by William Shakespeare, No Fear Shakespeare Series: Purchase Online – Amazon
      • Utopia by Sir Thomas Moore, Dover Publications: Purchase Online – Amazon
      • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Barnes & Noble Classics Series: Purchase Online: Amazon
      • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens, Barnes & Noble Classics Series: Purchase Online: Amazon
      • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, Barnes & Noble Classics Series: Purchase Online: Amazon
      • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Penguin Classics: Purchase Online: Amazon
      • The Inimitable Jeeves by PG Wodehouse, W. W. Norton & Company: Purchase Online: Amazon

Description

  • British Literature introduces students to a variety of major authors and poets of Great Britain. Students will read the selected works and answer accompanying reading guides provided by the teacher. Activity time includes a devotional, grammar/writing instruction, and interactive discussions based on the previous week’s reading. Students practice a variety of writing styles, including both creative writing and critical analysis.

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