Ch 15: Studying for English 101

About This Chapter

Supplement your study of English literature with a few resources that can help you memorize information about key authors and their works and provide a focus for writing assignments. These resources include interactive flashcard sets, essay prompts and a grading rubric.

Studying for English 101 - Summary

Employ the use of flashcards to review English authors, literary eras and movements, literary terms and various fiction and nonfiction works. Writing prompts help you establish a deeper understanding of specific topics discussed in this chapter, and rubrics provide a guideline for structuring written work. These helpful resources are all designed to supplement your learning of the following:

  • Literary terms for prose and poetry
  • Literary analysis methods
  • Old and Middle English literature
  • Renaissance and Victorian literature
  • Romantic prose and poetry
  • 17th, 18th and turn-of-the-century literature
  • Literary modernism
  • Nonfiction works in English literature

How They Work

All of these resources allow you to focus on topics in English literature to help with a test or studying. To use the flashcard sets, you will:

  • Open a flashcard set for the English literature topic you're studying.
  • Identify the word, name or event on the flashcard.
  • Click the button to flip the card and view the answer.
  • Select whether you got it right or missed it to keep track of your progress.
  • Click the Next arrow to proceed through the English literature flashcard set.
  • Review the cards you missed or shuffle all cards back in and go through them again.

12 Lessons in Chapter 15: Studying for English 101
Evaluating Themes from English Literature Readings: Essay Prompts

1. Evaluating Themes from English Literature Readings: Essay Prompts

Ready to practice what you've learned about English literature? This lesson includes five short-response prompts for you to use to apply your understanding of themes in English literature.

Evaluating & Analyzing 20th Century English Literature: Essay Prompts

2. Evaluating & Analyzing 20th Century English Literature: Essay Prompts

Practice evaluating and analyzing turn-of-the-century and modernist literature with this lesson. Five short writing prompts are given to help you increase your skills in relation to these two chapters found in our English 101 course.

Old & Middle English Literature Flashcards

Old & Middle English Literature Flashcards

Refresh your understanding of important aspects of Old and Middle English with this flashcard set. The set includes dates and prominent works, and defines words that will help you better understand these languages and their importance.

The Renaissance in English Literature Flashcards

The Renaissance in English Literature Flashcards

The following set of flashcards will help you review what the Renaissance was as well as famous works by English Renaissance authors. They will especially focus on the major works of William Shakespeare.

17th & 18th Century English Literature Flashcards

17th & 18th Century English Literature Flashcards

Use this flashcard set to study for an exam on literature on the 17th and 18th centuries. This set identifies famous authors and their major contributions, specifies eras and genres and includes definitions of literary terms.

Romantic Prose in English Literature Flashcards

Romantic Prose in English Literature Flashcards

Use this literature flashcard set to review common themes found in Romantic prose. Brush up on famous English authors of the period as well as the novels they wrote during this era.

Romantic Poetry in English Literature Flashcards

Romantic Poetry in English Literature Flashcards

The following set of flashcards will help you review the themes and characteristics commonly found in Romantic poetry and famous poets and poems that were part of the movement.

Victorian Literature & 19th Century Authors Flashcards

Victorian Literature & 19th Century Authors Flashcards

This set of flashcards will help you learn about poets and authors of the Victorian era. Explore some of their famous works and characters, and study important vocabulary terms related to their writings.

Turn-of-the-Century Literature Flashcards

Turn-of-the-Century Literature Flashcards

The following set of flashcards will help you review famous authors and the works of literature they published at the end of the 19th century and into the 20th century.

Modernism in English Literature Flashcards

Modernism in English Literature Flashcards

This flashcard set includes key aspects and authors of the Modernist movement in British literature. Use this set to study for an exam on British literature in the early 1900s, including the major works and literary changes of this time.

Nonfiction in English Literature Flashcards

Nonfiction in English Literature Flashcards

If you need to study for an exam on English non-fiction, you may find this flashcard set useful. This set covers the important authors, works, and philosophies that helped create and define English non-fiction writings.

Analyzing English Poetry & Prose Flashcards

Analyzing English Poetry & Prose Flashcards

This flashcard set can help you study for an exam on British poetry and prose. It includes key terms, examples, and aspects of literary analysis to help you ensure you have a solid understanding of the terms before putting them into practice.

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