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British Literature 1: Literature in Historical Context

In this 8 week semester course, we will explore the history and evolution of British literature of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Brandy Dahlen
368 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 8 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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This class is taught in English.
Students will learn the major literary movements and authors of British literature of the Middle Ages and Renaissance.  They will explore literary terms and styles, as well as how to discuss literature both orally and written.
I have a master's degree from the University of Cambridge, as well as 15 years teaching experience in history and literature.  I have approval and experience teaching AP English Literature and AP US History from the College Board.
Students will be offered reading and writing assignments for each week.
Assessment can be provided however a family requests
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
For parental guidance, the works we will read might have moments of violence or deal with sensitive subjects.  Parental guidance is always suggestion, especially for sensitive students.
Links will be provided:
Canterbury Tales-Geoffrey Chaucer
Le Morte D'Arthur-Thomas Malory
Philip Sidney-Astrophel and Stella and Arcadia
Edmund Spenser-The Fairie Queene
Shakespeare Sonnets
Shakespeare Hamlet
John Donne-Assorted poems
John Milton-Paradise Lost
Traditions and Encounters


Brandy DahlenUniversity of Cambridge, M.A., AP, History, Literature, and Writing Teacher
368 total reviews
659 completed classes

About Me

Feel free to request specific courses (topics) or sections (time/dates)!  I am available for sections friendly to all international time zones.  I will list sections as you request them.

Hi everyone!  I have a master's degree in history from the... 
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