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UNIT 3: EUROPEAN LITERATURE: SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How did seventeenth-century writers regard the relationship between reason and emotion?

LITERARY TEXTS--

ANTHOLOGIES:

  • Adventures in Literature

  • Collector’s Anthology

  • Elements of Literature

DRAMA:

NOVELS:

POETRY:

INFORMATIONAL TEXTS--

NONFICTION:

ART, MUSIC AND MEDIA--

ART:

MEDIA:

  • Arthur Hiller, dir., Man of La Mancha (1972)

  • Grigori Kozintsev and Iosif Saphiro, dir., Hamlet (1964)

  • Laurence Olivier, dir., Hamlet (1948)

  • Man of La Mancha (the musical), Dale Wasserman (1966)

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES--


FUNDAMENTALS--

WRITING:

  • Worksheet: Metaphysical Poetry--"The Flea" by John Donne

  • Worksheet: The Pilgrim's Progress as an allegory

  • Worksheet: Satire in The Alchemist

GRAMMAR AND USAGE:

  • Nothing new this unit.

MECHANICS:

  • Nothing new this unit.

TERMINOLOGY

  • Aesthetics

  • Allegory

  • Allusion

  • Argumentation

  • Authorial intent

  • Blank verse

  • Conceit

  • Dissent

  • Doubt

  • Dramatic irony

  • Enlightenment

  • Ethics

  • Fate

  • Free will

  • "In medias res"

  • Inductive reasoning

  • Metaphysical poetry

  • Paradox

  • Personification

  • Rationalism

  • Satire

  • Tragic flaw



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