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English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

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Complete English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature at your own pace to earn affordable and transferable college credit. The course offers you a simple and convenient way to get a head start on your degree and learn literary analysis from expert literature instructors.
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10 chapters in English 103: Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

Ch 1. Introduction to Analyzing and Interpreting Literature {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[310319].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Inference? - How to Infer Intended Meaning Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4673].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Reading Strategies Using Visualization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Use Context to Determine the Meaning of Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1593].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Are Connotation and Denotation? - Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4676].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Understanding Tone and Mood in a Reading Passage Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What is Structure in Writing and How Does it Affect Meaning? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4678].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Interpreting Literary Meaning: How to Use Text to Guide Your Interpretation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4680].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is a Metaphor? - Examples, Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Synecdoche vs. Metonymy: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Cliches, Paradoxes & Equivocations: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4106].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4106].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Similes in Literature: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Personification and Apostrophe: Differences & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4108].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4108].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Types of Irony: Examples & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Allusion and Illusion: Definitions and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4110].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Are Literary Motifs? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Point of View: First, Second & Third Person Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Narrators in Literature: Types and Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4588].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4588].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - What is Foreshadowing? - Types, Examples & Definitions Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4112].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4112].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - What is Catharsis? - Definition, Examples & History in Literature and Drama Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4113].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4113].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Allegory in Literature: History, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4114].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4114].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Consonance, Assonance, and Repetition: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Understatement & Litotes: Differences, Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4116].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4116].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Euphemism: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - Symbolism & Imagery in Literature: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4118].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4118].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Blank Verse: Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - What Is Free Verse Poetry? - Examples & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14684].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14684].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Narrative Poems: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14685].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14685].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Odes: Forms & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14686].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14686].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Sonnets: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14687].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14687].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Elegy Poems: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14688].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14688].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Dramatic Poetry: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22426].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22426].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is Drama? - Terms, Time Periods and Styles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - History of Drama: Dramatic Movements and Time Periods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9048].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9048].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Elements of Drama: Characters, Plot, Setting & Symbolism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9049].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9049].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Tragedy in Drama: Classical to Modern Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9050].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9050].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Dramatic Comedy: History and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Dramatic Farce: History, Examples and Playwrights Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9052].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9052].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Elements of Melodrama: From Early Theater to the Modern Soap Opera Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Futurism, Dada, Surrealism & Expressionism Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9054].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9054].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Epic Theatre: Brecht Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13857].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13857].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Theatre of Cruelty: Artaud Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13858].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13858].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Theatre of the Absurd Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13859].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[13859].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Analyzing Dramatic Works: Theme, Character Development & Staging Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Write a Great Essay Quickly Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1366].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Practicing Essay Writing to Get Better at Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Writing for Your Audience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1368].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How to Edit and Improve Essay Content Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1369].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How to Proofread an Essay for Spelling and Grammar Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1370].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What are Logical Fallacies? - Define, Identify and Avoid Them Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2693].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2693].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Audience Opposition: Anticipating and Refuting Opposing Views in Your Essays Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Focus Your Essay and Respond to the Essay Prompt Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - How to Write a Persuasive Essay and Use Several Sources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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