Course curriculum

  • 1

    The Iliad by Homer

    • Introduction

    • Iliad Quiz #1 (Auto-graded)

    • Setting

    • Iliad Quiz #2 (Auto-graded)

    • Analysis

    • Analysis (Part 2)

    • Analysis (Part 3)

    • Analysis (Part 4)

    • Iliad Quiz #3 (Auto-graded)

    • Analysis (Part 5)

    • Analysis (Part 6)

    • Written Assignment (Instructor-graded): Prevalent Themes of Homer’s The Iliad 

  • 2

    Anglo-Saxon Poetry

    • Definitions

    • The Wanderer

    • Definitions (II)

    • The Seafarer

    • The Seafarer (II)

    • The Seafarer (III)

    • The Seafarer (IV)

    • Definitions (III)

    • The Wife's Lament

    • Anglo Saxon Poetry Quiz (Auto-graded)

    • Written Assignment (Instructor-graded): Comparing Texts

  • 3

    Beowulf

    • Setting

    • Heroic Epics

    • Grendel

    • The Coming of Beowulf

    • The Coming of Beowulf (II)

    • The Feast

    • Battle With Grendel

    • A Mother's Revenge

    • Beowulf Quiz #1 (Auto-graded)

  • 4

    Beowulf (II)

    • Drunken Speech of Welcome

    • The Monster's Mother

    • Divine Intervention

    • Themes

    • King of the Geats

    • The Dragon

    • Beowulf Quiz #2 (Auto-graded)

  • 5

    Beowulf (III)

    • Wiglaf

    • The Final Battle

    • Glowing in the Dark Sky

    • Final Chapters

    • Beowulf's Wishes Fulfilled

    • Written Assignment (Instructor-graded): Beowulf

  • 6

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    • Robert Louis Stevenson

    • Genre and Setting

    • Narrator

    • Themes

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Quiz #1 (Auto-graded)

  • 7

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (II)

    • Story of the Door

    • Story of the Door (II)

    • Search for Mr. Hyde

    • Search for Mr. Hyde (II)

    • Dr. Jekyll Was Quite at Ease

    • The Carew Murder Case

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Quiz #2 (Auto-graded)

  • 8

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (III)

    • Incident of the Letter

    • Incident of the Letter (II)

    • Incident of Dr. Lanyon

    • Incident at the Window

    • The Last Night

    • The Last Night (II)

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Quiz #3 (Auto-graded)

  • 9

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (IV)

    • Review

    • Dr. Lanyon's Narrative

    • Dr. Lanyon's Narrative (II)

    • Final Chapter

    • Henry Jekyll's Full Statement of the Case

    • Alleviation and Torment

    • Analysis

    • Analysis (II)

    • Analysis (III)

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Written Assignment: Analysis

    • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Written Assignment (Instructor-graded): Essay

  • 10

    College Admissions Essay

    • The Importance of the College Application Essay

    • College Admissions Officers

    • What are Colleges Looking for in Students

    • Sell Yourself

    • Personal Narrative Style Essays

    • Personal Narrative Style Essay Examples

    • Business Style Essays

    • Revising Your Essay

    • Submit a College Application Essay for Feedback (Instructor-graded)