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Prose: Course Outline(ENG-602)

written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure.

Course Outline

UNIT 1

Detailed reading and critical discussion of the following essays:

Of Studies

Of Death

Of Simulation and dissimulation

Of Travel

Of Truth

UNIT 2

Of Marriage and Single Life

Of Parents and Children

Of Great Place

Of Empire

Of the True Greatness of  Kingdom

UNIT 3

Bacon’s pragmatism

Renaissance influence

Machiavellian approach

UNIT 4

Gulliver’s Travels :its reading and critical analysis

Course Outline

UNIT 5

Satire in Gulliver’s Travels

Misanthropy in Swift’s approach

UNIT 6

Reading and critical analysis of the following essays:

Christ’s Hospital Five and Thirty Years Ago

My Relations

Dream Children: A Reverie

The South Sea House

Oxford in the Vacation

New Year’s Eve

Imperfect Sympathies

UNIT 7

Romanticism of Charles Lamb

Nostalgia

Difference from Bacon, Prose style

UNIT 8

Unto This Last : its reading and critical analysis of the following essay

Ruskin as a prose writer, Religiosity

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