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English 4W: Critical Reading and Writing
MW 12p-1:50p, Bunche 2181
Instructor: P.J. Emery
OH: Humanities A94, M 2:30p – 4:30p
or by appointment; virtual OH available
The big picture:
Fulfills Writing II requirement
May fulfill other prerequisite or major requirement (see your department counselor)
Impacted course (you may not drop after Friday of Week 2: 10 October)
Graff and Birkenstein. They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing
Griffith, Kelley. Writing Essays about Literature: A Guide and Style Sheet (7th ed.)
Ibsen, Henrik. Hedda Gabler (Jon Robin Baitz, trans.; Grove, 2001)
King, Stephen. Different Seasons
Shakespeare, William. Hamlet (A.R. Branmuller, ed.; Penguin, 2001)
Steinbeck, John. Of Mice and Men (Penguin, 2002)
Blake, William, selections from http://www.blakearchive.org noted by (WBA).
Gutenberg Project, http://www.gutenberg.org, to retrieve texts noted by (GP).
Turnitin, available through http://www.turnitin.com.
Twitter, to receive course updates through http://twitter.com/EduPJ. You must have a Twitter
account and specifically request access to follow updates at this site.
Course Moodle site, available through “English 4W” link in MyUCLA study list, to complete
online assignments and to retrieve additional course materials as announced.
Consistent and reliable access to an Internet-connected computer.
Two essays, one 3-5 pages due November 7, one 4-6 pages due December 10. Time-stamped
submission to English department and electronic submission through turnitin.com are both
due by the deadlines indicated in the course schedule below.
Timely posting to Moodle forums as assigned.
Timely completion of online reading quizzes in advance of classes in which new works are
Completion of weekly in-class writing assignments, and reading assignments as given.
Attendance of a minimum of one fifteen-minute office