University English II W13 Assignments

Activities in Class:


Overview

  1. Major issue in these works is to separate "truth" from fantasy, "fact" from "belief."
  2. Second major issue is the celebration of wit or intellect.
  3. Satire in Gulliver's Travels pokes fun at government and Science.  
  4. What does Bacon mean by "idols"?  What do they show?
  5. How does Johnson continue to develop these ideas?
  6. What is the emphasis in the writings of Johnson and Pepys?
  7. Relationship of Pepys and Johnson
  8. Major issues in Pope's "Essay on Criticism"

Write in your Reading Notes (Reaction Notebook):


Reading List for this week:

Samuel

Johnson

2712

N7

2715

3

Rambler #4

W13

Samuel

Johnson

2716

N7

2718

2

Rambler No. 60

W13

Samuel

Johnson

2719

N7

2724

5

Dictionary of the English Language

W13

Samuel

Pepys

2122

N7

2131

9

frm The Diary

W13

Alexander

Pope

2505

N7

2508

5

Alexander Pope Introduction

W13

Alexander

Pope

2509

N7

2510

1

An Essay on Criticism Introduction

w13

Alexander

Pope

2510

N7

2524

14

An Essay on Criticism Part 1

W13

 

X

0

X

20

20

Work on Research

W13

 

Z

 

 

 

59

Total  

w13

 


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