|Semester||Fall Semester, 2019|
|Department||Freshman Class B, Department of English|
|Course Name||Introduction to Western Literature|
課程主題、課程內容與指定閱讀、教學活動與作業Quiz, Lecture, Oral Report, Discussion、學習投入時數Student workload expectation課堂講授In-class Hours 3 課程前後Outside-of-class Hours 4
Western Lit Syllabus
Wk Topic Content & Reading assignment Teaching Activities and Homework
課程主題 課程內容與指定閱讀 教學活動與作業
3 Greek Mythology and Epic
4 Greek Epic
5 Greek Epic
6 Greek Epic
7 Greek Fables
8 Mid-term Exam; Mid-term Project “Who’s for Dinner?” Due
9 Greek Tragedy
10 Greek Tragedy
11 Greek Tragedy
12 Greek Comedy
13 Roman Epic
14 Roman Epic
16 Roman Mythology
18 Final Examination
Keying-in grades, ppt preparation, maintaining the Moodle platform
Items of Evaluation評量項目
1. Students should come to the first class with their Norton textbook (available at Zhengda Bookstore), and they are expected to preview the assigned text materials before coming to the class.
2. A quiz will be given to students before an assigned reading is taught in class.
3. They should keep a journal in class and should also write down their preview and review thoughts. Creative writings related to the class materials are encouraged. Journals will be collected twice a semester, at the mid-term exam and final exam weeks for grading.
4. Regular tests will be also given on outside readings according to the syllabus.
5. Students will be divided into small groups to do a 15-minute oral presentation related to weekly reading topics. They should prepare printed copies of the oral report for the whole class. The cover page of the printed copy for the teacher should include their photos, names, and the title of the presentation topic. They should upload their ppt file to the Moodle platform.
6. Class lectures will be video recorded and the videos will be placed on the Moodle for students’ reference. Students must view 10-minute video clips on the Moodle platform corresponding to the weekly reading assignment before coming to the class and write down in the journal the answer to the question in the video.
7. Students should download and print out the Study Questions file on the Moodle platform and bring it to the class for class discussion.
8. Two term projects are required: “Eng and Zheng’s Journey into the Literature Woods,” and “Who’s for Dinner?”, due 2 weeks before the final exam and 1 week before the final exam respectively.
9. A mid-term examination and final examination will be given in class according to the class schedule.
|Textbook & Reference|
Hamilton, Edith. Mythology. New York: Warner Books, 1964.
Lawall, Sarah. Ed. The Norton Anthology of Western Literature. 9th edition. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999.
Buck, Pearl S. The Story Bible Volume 1: The Old Testament. Taipei: Bookman, 1995.
---. The Story Bible Volume II: The New Testament. Taipei: Bookman, 1995.
Abrams, M. H. and Geoffrey Galt Harpham. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 11th Edition. Australia: Wadsworth, 2012.
Fulghum, Walter B. Jr. A Dictionary of Biblical Allusions in English Literature. Taipei: Bookman, 1965.
Horton, Rod W. and Vincent F. Hopper. Backgrounds of European Literature. Taipei: Bookman, nd.
吳松江譯。《文學術語手冊》。M. H. Abrams, Geoffrey Galt Harpham原著。台北：書林，2012。
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