To earn full points for Seminar #2, you must:
|Seminar #2 Written Preparation Notes: Seminar #2 written preparation notes will enable you to contribute thoughtfully to In-Class Seminar #2 small group and class discussion, and will help you succeed on future Paper assignments. Seminar #2 Notes may be handwritten and may take the form of outlines or charts. Individual Seminar #2 Written Prep. Notes are to be attached to Seminar #2 Group Participation Reports and will be collected for scoring at the end of class. Therefore, be sure to make/save/retain a personal copy of your Seminar #2 Written Preparation Notes!|
|Seminar #2 Topics -
Content Requirements for Written Prep. Notes - Please do all three parts
(but note you have a choice for part 3):
Part 1. Defining
Characteristics of European Romanticism
William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience
Part 3. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Faust - do one of the following:
a. Character Analysis of Mephistopheles or Faust: The Prologue and Part I of Goethe’s play Faust introduce its two main characters: Mephistopheles and Faust. Write a character analysis of either Mephistopheles or Faust, focusing on what you consider to be one to two keys to understanding that character. Illustrate your analysis of the selected main character by citing relevant passages from Goethe’s play (please reference page and line numbers).
OR . . .
b. The Two Wagers in Goethe’s Play Faust: Explain the two wagers made—(1) between God and Mephistopheles, and (2) between Mephistopheles and Faust—and discuss why you think that these two wagers are significant to understanding the meaning of Goethe’s play. Illustrate your explanation of the two wagers and their significance by citing relevant passages from Goethe’s play (please reference page and line numbers).
Seminar #2 Learning
A. Knowledge of Western World Literature
1. Identify the
timeframes, significant intellectual trends and cultural values, and
favored literary genres of major Western literary-historical periods of
the late 18th to the early 21st centuries
B. Literary Analysis and Interpretation
5. Develop persuasive
individual interpretations of literature from literary-historical periods
of Modern Western literature based on close reading, using pertinent
evidence from the literary texts.
Outcomes Approved by HUM/LIT Committee 11-6-03
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