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Supplemental English: Study Aid

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Increase your knowledge of American and English literature with this interactive study guide. You can use these short video lessons and self-assessment quizzes to help boost your reading and writing abilities and improve your composition skills.
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2 chapters in Supplemental English: Study Aid

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Check your knowledge of this course with a 50-question practice test.
  • Comprehensive test covering all topics
  • Detailed video explanations for wrong answers
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Ch 1. Introduction to Shakespeare {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[20849].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Shakespeare's Sonnet 18: Summary, Theme & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Shakespeare's Sonnet 116: Summary, Analysis & Interpretation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Shakespeare's Sonnet 130: Summary, Tone & Literary Devices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7333].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7333].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Shakespearean Sonnet: Form, Structure & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7362].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7362].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Iambic Pentameter: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Character of Benvolio: Traits, Analysis & Profile Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7151].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7151].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Character of Tybalt: Profile, Traits & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7157].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7157].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Balcony Scene in Romeo and Juliet: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7148].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7148].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet: Character Analysis, Personality & Traits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7144].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7144].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Queen Mab from Romeo and Juliet: Analysis, Description & Speech Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7160].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7160].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet: Soliloquy & Letter to Romeo Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - ''Double, Double Toil And Trouble'': Meaning & Lesson Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7325].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7325].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 13 - Macduff in Macbeth: Traits, Character Analysis & Monologue Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7342].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7342].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 14 - Malcolm in Macbeth: Traits, Character Analysis & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7340].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7340].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 15 - Banquo in Macbeth: Character Analysis, Death & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7352].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7352].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 16 - King Duncan in Macbeth: Character Analysis, Murder & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7349].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7349].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 17 - Character of Brutus in Julius Caesar: Traits & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7140].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7140].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 18 - Laertes in Hamlet: Character Analysis & Revenge Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7395].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7395].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 19 - The Fool in King Lear: Quotes & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7326].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7326].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 20 - Shakespeare's Venus And Adonis: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7152].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7152].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Overview of English Literature {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[57446].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - William Wordsworth's The Solitary Reaper: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8225].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8225].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - William Bradford's Of Plymouth Plantation: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6291].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6291].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - The Castle of Otranto: Summary & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8246].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8246].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Neoclassical Literature: Definition, Characteristics & Movement Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8033].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8033].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Poetic Devices: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Metaphysical Poetry: Definition, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6415].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6415].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Grendel's Battle with Beowulf: Character & Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5922].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5922].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Byronic Hero: Definition, Characteristics & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9028].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9028].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Sinners In The Hands Of An Angry God by Edwards: Summary, Analysis & Metaphors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6334].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[6334].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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