21W.735 | Fall 2005 | Undergraduate
Writing and Reading the Essay

Calendar

Lec # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 In Depth, Introduction, 2-7 Writing and reading profiles due
2 In Depth, Discussion of Bacon, Montaigne, and White Essays

3 Discussion of Fadiman and Gopnik Essays

4 In Depth, Discussion of Didion, Walker, and White Essays First essay submission day
5 Workshop of Essays Submitted on Lec #4

6 In Depth, Discussion of Oates, and Chetkovich Essays Second essay submission day
7 Workshop of Essays Submitted on Lec #6 Revisions due of essays workshopped on Lec #5
8 In Depth, Discussion of Mairs, Gould, and Orwell Essays Third essay submission day
9 Workshop of Essays Submitted on Lec #8 Revisions due of essays workshopped on Lec #7
10 Discussion of Diamond, Fadiman, and Pollan Essays Proposals for investigative essay due
11 In Depth, Discussion of Oates, Wolfe, and White Essays Revisions due of essays workshopped on Lec #9
12 In Depth, Discussion of Dillard, Woolf, Eiseley, and Doyle Essays Fourth essay submission day: investigative essays
13 Workshop of Essays Submitted on Lec #12

14 Discussion of Mori and Koestenbaum Essays Fifth essay submission day: investigative essays
15 Workshop of Essays Submitted on Lec #14 Revisions due of essays workshopped on Lec #13
16 Oral Presentations Sixth essay submission day
17 Workshop of Essays Submitted on Lec #16 Oral presentations

Seventh essay submission day

Revisions due of essays workshopped on Lec #15

18 Workshop of Essays Submitted on Lec #17 Revisions due of essays workshopped on Lec #17
19 Discussion of Allen and Walker Essays Eighth essay submission day
20 Silent Reading Session

21 Workshop of Essays Submitted on Lec #19

22 Discussion of Orwell, Twain, White, and Woolf Essays Revisions due of essays workshopped on Lec #21 due one day after Lec #22
23 Silent Reading Session

24 Course Summary and Evaluations

25 Last Class: Tea and Celebratory Reading Portfolios due
Course Info
As Taught In
Fall 2005
Learning Resource Types
assignment_turned_in Written Assignments with Examples