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- Have fallen behind in understanding Canadian, European, Russian, Asian and Middle Eastern literature, or any other world literature topic.
- Need an efficient way to learn about world literature.
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- Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
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- Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
- Watch and learn from fun video and text lessons, reviewing as needed.
- Refer to the transcripts or specific lesson sections to reinforce your learning.
- Confirm your understanding through lesson quizzes and chapter exams.
- Submit questions to one of our instructors for personalized support if you need extra help.
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- Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Use the World Literature & Authors final exam to be prepared for upcoming world literature and authors tests.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
- Study With Flexibility: Watch videos and read text lessons on any web-ready device.
In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What books are considered to be classic works of Asian literature?
- Who are the most famous Russian authors?
- What do European authors have in common?
- Who are the most important authors from the Middle East?
- What are the primary characteristics of Canadian literature?
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