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Elizabeth Barrett Browning Group

Prompts: Aurora Leigh (1856)
Norton Critical
edited by Margaret Reynolds

“Where we disavow
Being keeper to our brother we're his Cain" (4.467-68).
Aurora Leigh (1856)


Guidelines

Responses to Path 2 prompts should deliver a structured, narrow argument in only 400-500 words, one you publish on Blackboard by 11:59 p.m. on Friday. Arguments should evince creativity and organization, support their claims with detailed evidence ( incl. page citations), and show signs of careful revision. Remember too that whether I happen to agree or not with your thesis matters little, as long as it is sufficiently supported and logically, persuasively rendered.

Some of the strongest essays will incorporate ideas from path 2 essays written by your peers and/or pertinent path 1 discussions and topics, though neither is required.



Week Two
: Aurora Leigh, Books 1 & 2

BOOK ONE


BOOK TWO


Week Three: Aurora Leigh, Book 3

BOOK THREE


Week Four:
Aurora Leigh, Books 4-5

BOOK FOUR


BOOK FIVE



"Country Landscape" (late 19th c.)
James Peel


Dr. Paul Marchbanks
pmarchba@calpoly.edu