Department of English

Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University


2202235  Reading and Analysis for the Study of English Literature

Puckpan Tipayamontri

Office: BRK 1106

Office Hours: M 13 and by appointment

Phone: 0-2218-4703




* indicates course coordinator

Puckpan TipayamontriPuckpan Tipayamontri*

Office: BRK 1106

Office Hours: M 13

Phone: 0-2218-4703


Section 1

BRK 307

Nida Tiranasawasdi

Office: BRK 1119

Office Hours: X xx

Phone: 0-2218-4717


Section 2

BRK 308

Tapanat Khunpakdee 

Office: BRK 1103

Office Hours: X xx

Phone: 0-2218-4700


Section 3

BRK 309

Proud Sethabutr

Office: BRK 1116

Office Hours: X xx

Phone: 0-2218-4714


Section 4

BRK 310




! Section 1 Final Presentations: The schedule of final presentations is updated. Currently on the menu for our themed potluck breakfast Thursday morning: butter cake, chocolate cake, falcon mini sandwiches with grandmama's pickles, almond roast cookies, tiramisu twist cookies, Singapore cookies topped with cashew nuts, roasted almonds, Palmiers, Frankenstein cake pop, and Talents. Let me know what else you are bringing and just for fun, you can label your food with a defamiliarized name.


! New Final Exam Date: Please note that, due to changes in national holiday announcement and consequently the Chula finals week schedule, the final examination date for this course has been moved from originally May 4 to May 6, 2015. Double check your travel and other plans for conflict.

! Blog for Discussion: This semester we are using the blog Roundtable Conversation as an additional venue for exchanging ideas. Follow and join discussion on various works that we are reading there.
Course Outline

Class Time: M 1112:30, Th 89:30


Required Texts 

  • Course packet (available at BRK Photocopy Center)
  • David Henry Hwang, M. Butterfly (1988)
  • Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (1831)


Detailed Schedule


Requirements and Expectations

  • Reading Responses: Aside from occasional writing of other kinds, reading responses are useful exercises that attempt to explain, discuss or comment on a question that you pose about the reading. No more than one page double-spaced is expected per response but it should be well thought out. See samples.

  • Attendance and Participation: Discussion of the texts will be a big part of this class and students are encouraged to express their opinions, share observations and ask questions. Come prepared to discuss the reading material.

  • There will be two tests, a final exam, and a 35-page final paper.

Studying Literature
  • Booth, Wayne C., Gregory G. Colomb, and Joseph M. Williams. The Craft of Research.  3rd ed. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2008. Print. (Law  Q180.55.M4 B66c 2008)

  • Graff, Gerald, Cathy Birkenstein, and Russel Durst. They Say/I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. 2nd ed.  New York: W. W. Norton, 2011. Print.

  • Undergraduate Guide for Studying Literature (How well do you understand what you have read?, keeping a reading journal, critical terms for discussing literature, guidelines for writing essays, what the grade on your essay means, what to do with your marked essay, marking symbols and abbreviations; also has downloadable pdf file)

  • Literary Resources on the Net

Electronic Databases
Essential References

MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers. 7th ed.  New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2009. Print.

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. 11th ed. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 2003. Print.

Oxford English Dictionary. 2nd ed. 20 vols. Oxford: Oxford UP, 1989. Print.

Roget's International Thesaurus. 7th ed. Ed. Barbara Ann Kipfer. New York: Harper, 2010. Print.

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. 4th ed. Eds. Roland Greene, et al. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 2012. Print.




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