Audio of Class Sessions for English 307 Advanced Writing in English Studies, CSU Fullerton Spring 2014

AUDIO OF SESSIONS FOR E307 ADV. WRITING IN ENGLISH STUDIES, CSU FULLERTON SPRING 2014 (5/11/14)

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SESSION SCHEDULE: FOLLOWING WORKS DISCUSSED ON DATES INDICATED

WEEK 1

Wed. 01/22. Course Introduction. SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 2

Wed. 01/29. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 1, "They Say." Ch. One, "They Say: Starting with What Others Are Saying" (19-29). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part II: The Essay, Ch. 8 "Beginning" (37-46). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 3

Wed. 02/05. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 1, "They Say." Ch. Two, "Her Point Is: The Art of Summarizing" (30-41) and Ch. 3, "As He Himself Puts It: The Art of Quoting" (42-51). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 12 "Basic Structure" (67-70) and Ch. 13 "Paragraph Unity" (71-78). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 4

Wed. 02/12. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 2, "I Say." Ch. Four, "Yes/No/Okay, But: Three Ways to Respond" (55-67) and Ch. Five, "And Yet: Distinguishing What They Say from What You Say" (68-77). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 14 "Paragraph Development: (1) Illustration and Restatement" (79-84) and Ch. 15 "Paragraph Development: (2) Comparison, Contrast, and Analogy" (85-92). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 5

Wed. 02/19. Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 2, "I Say." Ch. Six, "Skeptics May Object: Planting a Naysayer in Your Text" (78-91) and Ch. Seven, "So What? Who Cares?: Saying Why It Matters" (92-101). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 16 "Paragraph Development: (3) Cause and Effect" (93-97). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 6

Wed. 02/26. Film of Jane Austen's novel Persuasion. (BBC Production starring Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds, approx. 1 hour 45 min.) NO AUDIO – FILM SHOWING.

WEEK 7

Wed. 03/05. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. I-IX (Norton 3-58). Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 3, "Tying It All Together." Ch. Eight, "As a Result: Connecting the Parts" (105-20) and Ch. Nine, "Ain't So/Is Not: Academic Writing Doesn't Always Mean Setting Aside Your Own Voice" (121-28). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part III: The Expository Paragraph, Ch. 17 "Paragraph Development: "Paragraph Development: (4) "Definition, Analysis, and Qualification" (98-108). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 8

Wed. 03/12. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. X-XVIII (Norton 59-122). Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 3, "Tying It All Together." Ch. Ten, "But Don't Get Me Wrong: The Art of Metacommentary" (129-38). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 18 "A Definition" (109-18). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 9

Wed. 03/19. Jane Austen's Persuasion, Chs. XIX-XXIV plus Original Ending (Norton 122-88). Graff/Birkenstein's They Say, I Say Part 4, "In Specific Academic Settings." Ch. Eleven, "I Take Your Point: Entering Class Discussions" (141-44) and Ch. Twelve, "What's Motivating This Writer?: Reading for the Conversation" (145-55). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 19 "Sentence Styles" (119-39). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 1 DUE BY EMAIL MONDAY 03/24; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes entries on three pieces of criticism about Austen's Persuasion. I will verify receipt by email within a few days.)

WEEK 10

Wed. 03/26. Film of Shakespeare's The Tempest. (Julie Taymor production starring Helen Mirren, approx. 1 hr. and 50 mins.) NO AUDIO: FILM SHOWING.

WEEK 11

Wed. 04/02. Spring Break. No classes.

WEEK 12

Wed. 04/09. Shakespeare's The Tempest, Acts 1-2 (Norton 3-41). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 20 "The Well-Written Sentence: (1) Concision" (140-46) and Ch. 21 "The Well-Written Sentence: (2) Emphasis" (147-62). SESSION AUDIO.

PARAGRAPH DESCRIBING GENERAL TOPIC AND SPECIFIC ARGUMENT FOR TERM PAPER DUE BY EMAIL MONDAY 04/14; SEE INSTRUCTIONS.

WEEK 13

Wed. 04/16. Shakespeare's The Tempest, Acts 3-5 (Norton 42-77). Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part IV: The Sentence, Ch. 22 "The Well-Written Sentence: (3) Rhythm" (163-70) and Ch. 23 "The Well-Written Sentence: (4) Variety" (171-74). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 2 DUE BY EMAIL MONDAY 04/21; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes entries on three pieces of criticism about Shakespeare's The Tempest. I will verify receipt by email within a few days.)

WEEK 14

Wed. 04/23. Selected British Romantic Poems: To Be Announced. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 24 "Meaning" (177-89). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 15

Wed. 04/30. Selected British Romantic Poems: To Be Announced. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 25 "Clarity and Simplicity" (190-202). SESSION AUDIO.

WEEK 16

Wed. 05/07. Selected British Romantic Poems: To Be Announced. Kane's New Oxford Guide to Writing, Part V: Diction, Ch. 26 "Concision" (203-12). SESSION AUDIO.

JOURNAL SET 3 DUE BY EMAIL ON DAY OF FINAL EXAM, WEDNESDAY 05/14; SEE INSTRUCTIONS. (Reminder: this set includes entries on three pieces of criticism about selected Romantic poems – each of the three entries should be on a different poet. I will verify receipt by email within a few days.)

FINALS WEEK

Final Exam Date Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 5:00-6:50 p.m. Due by email by Sunday, May 18: Term Paper. (I must turn in grades by May 23, 2014.) For your other courses, check CSUF's Final Exam Schedule.