Analysis of poetry and selected prose, including detailed study of such work as Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and Samson Agonistes.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 291 & ENGL 295; Either Engl 292 & 293, or Engl 294.
 TaughtWinter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 383
Course Outcomes

Literary Contexts

Explain the historical and literary contexts, genres and themes, and ethical dimensions of Milton's representative works.

Critical Reading Strategies

Develop reading strategies that explore how texts are constructed to present a set of arguments (historical, aesthetic, etc) and use those critical reading skills to interpret the texts' concerns and to trace interrelationships among them.

Secondary Scholarship

Demonstrate familiarity with key secondary scholarship about and critical perspectives of Milton's works.

Scholarly Research

Perform scholarly research on the major author's works by identifying and evaluating relevant primary and secondary sources, by formulating arguments conversant with these sources, and by articulating those arguments in formal academic writing.