Develop an essay of between 750-1000 words. Points will be deducted for going below or above this word count range.
Be sure to argue a particular point of view in your essay (your thesis) and cite varied examples from the readings in
MLA format in order to support your perspective. Include a works cited page. Additional MLA information can be found
here. Please submit your essay to the assignment section of the course. This assignment is worth 20% of your final grade.
Up to this point we have discussed two literary movements, romanticism and the Victorian era. You will select one era and in partial fulfillment of Course Objective 4, you will discuss a literary movement in connection with one of our assigned readings.
Select one of the following topics as the focus for your essay:
1. Discuss Wordsworths depiction of nature in one of the assigned poems from Lyrical Ballads.
2. Identify and discuss elements of nature in one of the assigned poems by Coleridge.
3. Discuss the problem of love in Wuthering Heights and how it fits with elements of Victorian literature.
4. Discuss the symbolic significance of the various settings in Wuthering Heights (Wuthering Heights, Thrushcross Grange and the moors) in connection with the elements of Victorian literature.