English 230 - World Literature
         Spring 2013
Instructor: Elisabetta LeJeune

Assigned readings must be completed before the date listed below.  This schedule may change. Click on the links for reading questions


Week 1 
Course information
Ancient Greece  - Pages 105 -111 
Homer - Pages 114 -119
Study Guide for the Iliad
 Start Assignment 1 

Week 2 
The Iliad Books I  - VI -  VIII- Pages 120 -147 The Historical Background of the Trojan War
The Iliad Books IX -XVI-  XVIII Pages 147-192
Map of Ancient Greece

Week 3 
The Iliad Books  XXII  - XXIV Pages 192 - 225  The Iliad Game
Assignment 1 due 
Exam 1
PowerPoint: The Iliad

Week 4
The Odyssey Books I - II 
The Odyssey Books  III-IV
Start Assignment 2 
The Odyssey Books V- VI
The Odyssey Books VII-VIII
Homeric singing

Week 5
The Odyssey Books IX - X
The Odyssey Books XI - XII
Map of Odysseus' journey
The Odyssey Books XIII - XIV
The Odyssey Books XV - XVI
The Odyssey game

Week 6
The Odyssey Books XVII - XVIII
The Odyssey Books IXX - XX
PowerPoint: The Odyssey
The Odyssey Books XXI - XXII
The Odyssey Books XXIII - XXIV
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Week 7
Assignment 2 due
Exam 2
The Roman Empire - Pages 1041- 1045
Virgil - Pages 1052-1054
Reading questions for The Aeneid

Week 8 
The Aeneid Books I and II - Pages 1055-1085  BBC Radio discussion of the Aeneid
The Aeneid Books IV and VI - Pages 1085
PowerPoint: The Aeneid
March 15, 2013  LAST DAY  TO WITHDRAW WITHOUT GRADE PENALTY

Week 9
Exam 3  
Dante - Pages 1826- 1836
An online translation of the Inferno

Week 10 
Cantos I - VI
Pages 1836-1854 
PowerPoint
Presentation on Dante and The Inferno
Cantos VII - XII 
Pages 1845-1872
 

Week 11
Cantos  XIII - XVIII 
Pages 1872-1891
Maps of the Inferno
Cantos XIX - XXIV 
Pages 1891-1910
 

Week 12 
Cantos XXV- XXX
Pages 1910 - 1929
 
Cantos XXXI -XXXIV
Pages 1929 - 1942
 

Week 13
 
 
 

Week 14
   
 
 

Week 15
   
Study guide for final exam  
May    _____ 2012                   FINAL EXAM  

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Updated on January 14,  2012  by Elisabetta LeJeune