BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

The Senior Course

Directed Literary Research and Writing

ENGL 495


$ 579.00

Instructor: Joseph J Darowski
Credits: 3.00

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ENGL 382 (Shakespeare); or ENGL 383 (Milton); or ENGL 384R (Major Authors); senior status. ENGL 381 (Chaucer) is also a valid prerequisite choice. See the Humanities Advisement Center to obtain a permission-to-add code.


In-depth study of a limited area of literature, language, or criticism. Content varies; requires research and writing.

Course Content:

Lesson 1: What is Literary Modernism?
Lesson 2: Who Was Ernest Hemingway?
Lesson 3: Reading Hemingway’s Short Fiction 1
Lesson 4: Reading Hemingway’s Short Fiction 2
Lesson 5: Reading Hemingway’s Short Fiction 3
Lesson 6: The Sun Also Rises
Lesson 7: A Moveable Feast
Lesson 8: The Old Man and the Sea
Lesson 9: Writing a Scholarly Essay
The Final Project: Drafting and Submitting Your Essay

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.