Course Content

(Those marked with * have multimedia materials as reading aids in EngSite. )

Love 慕情互愛

Lesson 1 Ann Bradstreet,

"To My Dear and Loving Husband" demonstration lesson

Lesson 2 William Shakespeare, "Shall I Compare thee to a Summer's Day," *

"My Mistress' Eyes are Nothing like the Sun"

Lesson 3 Henry, "Gift of the Magi" demonstration lesson

Lesson 4 Donne, "The Flea" *

Suckling, "Out Upon It--"

Behn, "On Her Loving Two Equally"

Parent-Child Relations 親子關係

Lesson 5 Theodore Roethke, "My Papa's Waltz" *

Sylvia Plath, "Daddy" *

Lesson 6 Jamaica Kincaid, "Girl"

James Joyce's "Eveline"

Lesson 7 Amy Tan, "Two Kinds" *

Teen Life 青青子衿

Lesson 8 We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks*

Philip Larkin, "This Be the Verse"

Andrew Hudgins "Seventeen"

Lesson 9 Updike, "A&P"

Lesson 10 Joyce Carol Oates, "Where are You Going, Where Have you Been?"

Self-Identity 自我認同

Lesson 11 Emily Dickinson, "I'm Nobody, Who Are You?"

"There's a Certain Slant of Light,"

"Before I Got my Eye Put Out"

Lesson 12 William Faulkner, "A Rose for Emily"

Lesson 13 Whitman From "I Sing the Body Electric"


Choices of Life 人生抉擇

Lesson 14 Robert Frost, "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening" *

Thomas Hardy, "The Ruined Maid"

Lesson 15 Ambrose Bierce, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" *

Lesson 16 Guy de Maupassant "The Necklace"