SYLLABUS

Modul e

Course Description Hrs CO.No.
1.0 LIFE SKETCHES 18  
1.1 Significance of Life Writings and some of the renowned works 1 1, 2
1.2 Three Days to See- Helen Keller – Textual Study 5 2
1.3 Analysis 1 3, 4, 5
1.4 My Greatest Olympic Prize- Jesse Owens – Textual Study 5 2
1.5 Analysis 1 3, 4, 5
1.6 Mother Teresa- Dominic Lapierre – Textual Study 4 2
1.7 Analysis 1 3, 4, 5
2.0 ESSAYS 18  
2.1 General Introduction to the Literary Genre called ‘Essays’ 1 1, 2
2.2 On Reading- Lafcadio Hearn – Textual Study 5 2
2.3 Analysis 1 3, 4, 5
2.4 Are the Rich Happy?- Stephen Leacock – Textual Study 4 2
2.5 Analysis (Total 5 Hours) 1 3, 4, 5
2.6 On Courage- A.G. Gardiner – – Textual Study 5 2
2.7 Analysis 1 3, 4, 5
3.0 SPEECHES 18  
3.1 A general introduction to Speeches by people who changed the course of human consciousness and thought. 1 1, 2
3.2 The fringe benefits of failure and the importance of Imagination- J.K. Rowling – Textual Study 8 2
3.3 Analysis 2 3, 4, 5
3.4 Nobel Lecture- MalalaYousafsai – Textual Study 6 2
3.5 Analysis 1 3, 4, 5
4.0 SHORT STORIES 18  
4.1 Short Stories and their origin 2 1, 2
4.2 The Nightingale and the Rose- Oscar Wilde Textual Study and Analysis 4 2, 3, 4, 5
4.3 The Miser- George Orwell: Textual Study and Analysis 4 2, 3, 4, 5
4.4 Quality- John Galsworthy: Textual Study and Analysis 4 2, 3, 4, 5
4.5 The Beggar and the Baker- Paulo Coelho: Textual Study and Analysis 4 2, 3, 4, 5
5.0 POEMS 18  
5.1 A general Introduction to Poetry and its different forms 1 1, 2
5.2 Invictus- William Ernest Henley: Textual Study and Analysis 5 2, 3, 4, 5
5.3 The Road Not Taken- Robert Frost: Textual Study and Analysis 5 2, 3, 4, 5
5.4 Of Good and Evil- Khalil Gibran: Textual Study and Analysis 4 2, 3, 4, 5
5.5 Trees- Joyce Kilmer: Textual Study and Analysis 3 2, 3, 4, 5