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British Literature EVP

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ENGL 400 explores great British Literature, from Beowulf through Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton, Donne, Swift, Tennyson, Hopkins, et al, 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.

Special Instructions

*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 26 - January 26

  • Weekly live meetings begin September 3
  • Fall Break: November 25 - 29
  • Christmas Break: December 23 - January 3
Semester 2: January 27 - June 7
  • Spring Break: April 6 - 10

Times: Tuesday 9:00 am or Tuesday 11:00 pm US Central Time

From the Teacher

Monsters, and pilgrims, and knights, oh my! British Literature is full of enjoyable and exciting works. Join us as we explore tales of courage, chivalry, adventure, love, and faith. From Old English to Modern English, we will explore it all. Even if you have never been a fan of literature, you will enjoy this course! There is something for everyone. This class utilizes fun projects with art, technology, and creativity – with a plethora of choices to learn and demonstrate your knowledge. Come join us on this amazing adventure!