Past exams

Here you can find reading lists for the past five years, along with a sample exam from a previous year.

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Reading List

These are the readings for the current exam. Remember that you MUST purchase the precise edition given here. These are the only books you will be allowed to bring with you on the day of the exam.

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Graduate School Forms

Forms for international students, certification, registration and requests for travel and other activities.

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Independent study

The link here will open a pdf form to apply for a Graduate/Independent Study opportunity.

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Graduation Information for graduate students

Find out details of applying to graduate, along with a checklist and dates and deadlines.

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The following are the two forms graduate students should look over if they are looking to be reimbursed for travel.





At the English in Action Showcase, lecturer Michelle Britt (l) discusses with Christopher Johnson, Michael Carollo and Devon Reece how English influences daily life.

Reading List: 2005-06


Rhetoric/Literacy Theory

Walter J. Ong, Orality and Literacy

Plato, Phaedrus

Literary Theory

Judith Fetterley, The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction

Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish

Primary Works

Charlotte Bronte, Villette

Henry James, Portrait of a Lady

Edna St.Vincent Millay, Collected Poems

Edgar Allan Poe, The Complete Short Stories

Richard Rodriguez, Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez: An


Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The Princess

William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra

Barbara Warnick, Critical Literacy in a Digital Era: Technology, Rhetoric, and the Public


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