Students read and discuss important works by diverse authors spanning the broad period from Renaissance through Enlightenment.
Essays, poetry, drama, novels, and philosophical writings are explored for their contribution to the revival of
the arts and letters and as evidence of a renewed interest in humankind as the
center of creation.
1.Three peer-reviewed sources (books, ebooks, journal articles, ejournal articles) - two of the three sources should be written within the last 20 years!!
2. MLA sources should be fine, however, some will not be appropriate: Notes and Queries, English Language Notes, and Explicator.
3. Do not use Book Reviews as your source article, but use them to find outstanding books (and then search in the library catalog for the books).
4. You need time: order via ILL/drive down to USF?
Here is the Final Presentation Assignment for HON250 (Fall 2014).
New! Fall 2014 - Student Topics
"Renaissance Man" Leonardo da Vinci
Modern-Day Versions of Machiavellian Leaders
Hamlet and the Slaying of Polonius
Fall 2013 - Student Topics
Women: Petrarch to Shakespeare
Humanism in Art in the Renaissance
Costumes -- Masks for Hamlet
Hitler -- Castiglione and Machiavelli
Boccaccio creative project
Disney References to Renaissance
Machiavelli and Modern Politics
Supernatural and Renaissance
There are some sample annotated bibliographies on the Web:
Writing Help is located at Cannon Library in Human form in the persons of Angel Jimenez and John David Harding! But if you are in a pickle and need some perfect MLA at midnight, try OWL!
Please refer to your syllabus for Course and Library Information.