JDG-BL | ISBN 978-1-933147-68-0

British Literature: Traditions and Change, Great Books Discussion Guide

JDG-BL | ISBN 978-1-933147-68-0
British Literature: Traditions and Change, Great Books Discussion Guide
Great Books discussion guides for the Connections: Literature series focus on selections that the Great Books Foundation recommends for close reading and discussion using the Foundation's Shared Inquiry method. Each discussion guide includes discussion questions and easy-to-implement interpretive activities so students get the most out of their reading. The text of the selections is not included.
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Contents

This discussion guide includes questions and activities for the following selections:
  • Beowulf (epic poem)Burton Raffel, translator
  • The Pardoner's Tale (poem)Geoffrey Chaucer
  • The Wife of Bath’s Tale (poem)Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Macbeth (drama)William Shakespeare
  • A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning (poem)John Donne
  • Paradise Lost (epic poem)John Milton
  • A Modest Proposal (essay)Jonathan Swift
  • Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (poem)Thomas Gray
  • Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey (poem)William Wordsworth
  • The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (poem)Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Ode on a Grecian Urn (poem)John Keats

Nature and Art in Romantic Poetry (poems)

  • To a MouseRobert Burns
  • The TygerWilliam Blake
  • Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802William Wordsworth
  • The World Is Too Much with UsWilliam Wordsworth
  • OzymandiasPercy Bysshe Shelley
  • To a SkylarkPercy Bysshe Shelley
  • On First Looking into Chapman’s HomerJohn Keats
  • When I Have Fears That I May Cease to BeJohn Keats
  • Ode to a NightingaleJohn Keats
  • The Lady of Shalott (poem) Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Malachi’s Cove (short story) Anthony Trollope
  • The Rocking-Horse Winner (short story) D. H. Lawrence
  • Araby (short story) James Joyce
  • Shooting an Elephant (essay) George Orwell
  • B. Wordsworth (short story) V. S. Naipaul