Did you know that William Shakespeare invented over 1,700 words? And coined over 100 expressions, many still in use today, like ‘off with his head’ and ‘vanish into thin air.’ Did you know that the epic poem Beowulf inspired hundreds of contemporary stories, including J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings?
So much of modern-day pop culture has its roots in great literature from the past, and discovering these connections is one of the best things about reading. In this English Literature course at the Keppe and Pacheco Trilogical College, we take you on a journey through the greatest of English literature, from the monumental works of Shakespeare to the modern literature of the 20th century. Along the way, we illustrate how the authors influence and were influenced by their periods of history.
This thrilling psycho-literature tour conducts a scientific analysis of the personal-social-spiritual pathology that has most impacted human society. We start with an introduction to a period of literature followed by short biographies of the important writers and an analysis of their most famous works. You’ll learn about everyone from Chaucer to Jane Austen to Samuel Beckett and more. No prior knowledge is needed for this course; we’ll explain everything as we go. Come and discover with me that fascinating and rich history of English literature.
Início: 24 de setembro de 2019
Terças-feiras, das 19h30 às 21h30
Término: 19 de novembro de 2019
Unidade Augusta: Rua Augusta, 2676 – Térreo
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