Welcome to the course blog for Engl 206/CWL 257: Enlightenment Literature and Culture!
Saturday, January 29, 2011
For Credit: Understanding Eloisa
Use this post as a way to start getting a sense of who Eloisa is and what she's like. Here's a place to start: According to the information supplied in the poem, what elements of the religious life appeal to Elouisa? What it is she seeking in religion and why? She expresses different ideas at different points in the poem; how does her thinking change? (You can respond by tracking only one of her shifts--you don't have to go through the whole poem!)
Let's see where the conversation goes from there...