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:

Phone: 0-2218-4717


Section 2

BRK 308

Jittima Pruttipurk

Office: BRK 1131

Office Hours:

Phone: 0-2218-4729


Section 3

BRK 309

Darintip Chansit
Office: BRK 1111
Office Hours:
Phone: 0-2218-4709


Section 4

BRK 310



! Section 1 Test Marks: Check your test 1 and test 2 marks, identified by student ID, here.
! Final Paper Due Date: Section 1, our final paper due date is Monday, May 14 by 4 p.m. in my office box or by e-mail.
! Nonsense?!: We explored what makes meaning in a text in class. Please post your work on Roundtable Conversation to see if your meaning gets across!
Course Outline

Class Time: M 11:0012:30, Th 8:009:30


Required Texts (available for purchase on Jan. 8 in front of the 3rd floor teachers' elevator or from khun Orn at 092 621 0992; her shop is in front of the Faculty of Science Library, 2nd floor, Tab Building; hours: MF 87, Sa 84)

  • Course packet 
  • Petina Gappah, The Book of Memory (Faber and Faber, 2015)
  • Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman (Cresset Press, 1949)


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)

  • Analyzing Literature, Writing Support Services, University of Calgary
  • Literary Resources on the Net

Electronic Databases
Essential References MLA Handbook MLA Handbook. 8th ed. Modern Language Association of America, 2016.

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary. 11th ed. Merriam-Webster, 2003.

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

Roget's International Thesaurus. 7th ed. Edited by Barbara Ann Kipfer. Harper, 2010.

The Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics. 4th ed. Edited by Roland Greene, et al. Princeton UP, 2012.




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