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Unit III: The Renaissance

Week 15

Please read:

John Donne:

George Herbert:

John Milton:

The King James Bible, Gen. 1-3, pp. 302-306.

“Reader’s Note” on translation of the Bible, p. 307.

The Changing English Language, p. 308.

For class this week, consider particularly:

Optional extra reading:

In view of the approach of Christmas, it may be worth a quick extra glance at John Milton, whose “Hymn on the Morning of Christ's Nativity” is one of his more effective pieces. A blessed Christmas to all.

Please take the unit review quiz for Unit III.