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ENGLISH LITERATURE SYLLABUS

1st quarter: King Lear
2nd quarter: Robinson Crusoe
3rd quarter: Vanity Fair
4th quarter: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock

There will be a final composited of general grammar & the texts studied.

EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT: Dante's Divine Comedy

DEBATE SYLLABUS

Topics for class:
-Should age of consent laws be made more liberal?
-Should all topics be open to the arms of history?
-How far should the state intervene in the lives of its citizens?
-Should arranged marriages be outlawed?
-Are truth and reconciliation commissions the best way for countries to deal with violent pasts and political crimes?

MIDTERM

-Can the assassination of a dictator be justified?
-What is the right balance to strike between freedom of and restrictions upon artistic expression?
-Should examinations be replaced with other forms of assessment?

FINAL
COMPOSITION SYLLABUS

1. Patterns of Composition
a) Two paragraphs on Cause & Effect
b) Short one-page essay on self-style

2. Writing About Literature
a) Select a piece of fiction and compile a 2-page essay, including thesis about a theme
b) Compile a bibliography involving a non-fiction topic

3. Argumentative Essay
a) Write an essay regarding a controversial topic using statistics, facts, and a solid thesis

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