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Course SummaryStudy our self-paced College English Literature: Help and Review course to brush up on important literature topics for exams, homework, papers and more. These fun lessons and quizzes can be accessed at any time that fits your schedule and studied on any computer or mobile device.
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Who's it for?
Anyone who needs help understanding college English literature will benefit from taking this course. You will be able to grasp the subject matter faster, retain critical knowledge longer and earn better grades. You're in the right place if you:
- Have fallen behind in understanding Old English, Shakespearean, Victorian and modernist literature, among other period works.
- Need an efficient way to learn about English literature.
- Learn best with engaging auditory and visual tools.
- Struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD.
- Experience difficulty understanding your teachers.
- Missed class time and need to catch up.
- Can't access extra English literature learning resources at school.
How it works:
- Start at the beginning, or identify the topics that you need help with.
- Watch and learn from fun videos, reviewing as needed.
- Refer to the video transcripts 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.
Why it works:
- 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 College English Literature final exam to be prepared.
- Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any relevant question. They're here to help!
- Study with Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.
In this course, you'll learn the answers to questions including:
- What are some of the major terms used in literary analysis?
- Why is the Old English epic, Beowulf, still important today?
- What are some William Shakespeare's most famous historical plays and tragedies?
- Who were some of the major writers of the 17th and 18th centuries?
- What are some of the defining features of romantic prose and poetry?
- Who were some of the major authors of the Victorian period?
- How were Great Expectations, Middlemarch and Ulysses representative of the Victorian period?
- How did turn-of-the-century literature address issues related to class, colonialism and vanity?
- What is the relationship between modernist literature and post-World War I?
- Who were some of the key essayists and nonfiction writers of the 18th and 19th centuries?
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