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Sr. A Learnstrong.net Video Lectures

Textbook Used: Prentice Hall Literature, The British Tradition, Common Core Edition, 2012, Pearson Education, Inc.

Sr. A, Introduction: Sr A, Introduction

Senior A/B: Intro to Western Thought, A: https://youtu.be/UJlzZ8SHQmk

Senior A/B: Intro to Western Thought, B: https://youtu.be/t4CzaMrE3oY

Pages 1-80: Beowulf:

Introductory Lectures:

Sr. A. The Old English and Medieval Periods (Pages 4-15):

A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDV4lniCAEE

B: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJQnORU6LTs

C: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn87irjsZC4

Sr. A. Intro to Beowulf, 1: http://youtu.be/8Wv-063cxWI

Sr. A. Intro to Beowulf, 2: http://youtu.be/WlchRufBbsM

Sr. A. Beowulf’s Motivations: http://youtu.be/rtWHQXFaLm8

Lectures over each section of Beowulf:

Sr. A. Intro pages 36-39: https://youtu.be/QX-iDslQ1WA

Sr. A. The Wrath of Grendel:

A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn65vXH91E4

B: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eSdcVvor20

C: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCddi8guSyQ

Sr. A. The Coming of Beowulf:

A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsg43KJ0yi0

B: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7Rx-VYXbtw

Sr. A. The Battle with Grendel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXMwzONqrf0

Sr. A. The Monster’s Lair:


Sr. A. The Battle with Grendel’s Mother:

A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5vANO4nQZw

B: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShdTWqsmWkM

Sr. A. The Last Battle:

A: https://youtu.be/jdjy2sUFQog

B: https://youtu.be/VMEgdCGGHwU

Sr. A. The Spoils: https://youtu.be/YWvcoUv1Enk

Sr. A. The Farewell: https://youtu.be/89BHsa5djs0

Pages 17-32: The Seafarer; The Wanderer; Wife’s Lament


Sr. A. Intro to the Exeter Book, Pages 18-19: https://youtu.be/SGZZ2Vl4IuA

Sr. A. Exeter Book, The Seafarer:

A: https://youtu.be/9NEslmSIGGY

B: https://youtu.be/VMEgdCGGHwU

Sr. A. Exeter Book, The Wanderer:

A: https://youtu.be/KITcqoguAiE

B: https://youtu.be/2NtEaAiofPg

Sr. A. Exeter Book, The Wife’s Lament:

A: https://youtu.be/oTmiNusSjQQ

B: https://youtu.be/bel22R9s4PQ

Sr. A. Exeter Book (A review): http://youtu.be/dZ3Y6tlZavA

Pages 90-154: Chaucer


Introductory Lectures:

Intro Chaucer pages 90-95: https://youtu.be/4jBEBp4xoWE

Sr. A. Intro to Chaucer: http://youtu.be/RBvkeJXgL9Q

Sr. A. Chaucer’s General Prologue. A: http://youtu.be/KyoyqjAOkzg

Sr. A. Chaucer’s General Prologue. B: http://youtu.be/bHHmMqmyTpI

Sr. A. Chaucer’s General Prologue. C: http://youtu.be/QRvkVWe4UYQ

Lectures on each character of the General Prologue:

Sr. A. Canterbury Tales: Prologue’s Opening Lines: https://youtu.be/fqXVIkLxKhY

Sr. A. The Knight, The Squire, The Yeoman: https://youtu.be/yamyy1Q0COs

Sr. A. The Nun Prioress, The Monk, The Friar:

A: https://youtu.be/aSGOFxX2VCA

B: https://youtu.be/Wqt4GFVsOuA

Sr. A. The Merchant, The Oxford Cleric, The Sergeant at the Law, The Franklin, The guild-fraternity, The Cook, The Skipper, The Doctor, The Wife of Bath:

A: https://youtu.be/-T6ZYCS8E6Y

B: https://youtu.be/CR_9uofVRbY

C: https://youtu.be/Oobk0MfUuIk

D: https://youtu.be/KfnDu9mGMwM

Sr. A: The Parson, The Plowman, The Miller, The Manciple, The Reeve:

A: https://youtu.be/LoyuUtKZD-A

B: https://youtu.be/B3jCZ4i8s4s

Sr. A: The Summoner, The Pardoner:

A: https://youtu.be/sVri3VTLRd8

B: https://youtu.be/aiOk6AS8K6A

Sr. A. Final lines of the General Prologue:

A: https://youtu.be/oPv265NxE3o

B: https://youtu.be/eE_PDs6Mr0k

Sr. A. Chaucer, Critical Commentary, Page122: https://youtu.be/5YDWrgNbCJw

Sr. A. Pardoner’s Prologue, An Intro: http://youtu.be/I2V_pQFVFAY

Sr. A. Pardoner’s Prologue: Line by line study:

A: https://youtu.be/upZvPedTKbw

B: https://youtu.be/ZxsugwWqNQ4

C: https://youtu.be/qEN9AdsoNf0

D: https://youtu.be/AX340J1MoEs

Sr. A. Pardoner’s Tale, an Intro: http://youtu.be/np9uzL-0AJo

Sr. A. Pardoner’s Tale: Line by line study:

A: https://youtu.be/Tm9cnOoDqww

B: https://youtu.be/inZqBYkYfXE

C: https://youtu.be/NAY_E84if6A

Sr. A. Wife of Bath’s Prologue. A: http://youtu.be/sRoEg71bOGs

Sr. A. Chaucer’s Wife of Bath Prologue. B: http://youtu.be/QpnnBCl189Q

Sr. A. Chaucer’s Wife of Bath Tale, An Intro: http://youtu.be/3e9y2BCy20A

Sr. A. Wife of Bath’s Tale, A line by line study:

A: https://youtu.be/tOdkqoBfx0E

B: https://youtu.be/pkWkp4TcpYQ

C: https://youtu.be/TLeGkgOWscU

D: https://youtu.be/V0xqbfIBkww

E: https://youtu.be/6IKn0zXxPO8

Pages 156-165: Federigo’s Falcon


Sr. A. Falcon: http://youtu.be/NId-FF2ScuU

Pages 167-183 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight


Sr. A. Intro to King Arthur: http://youtu.be/4_wKKna-JKE

Sr. A. Green Knight. A: http://youtu.be/ZfQZCueGGZM

Sr. A. Green Knight. B: http://youtu.be/ES2QvJ28BZg

Pages184-195: from Morte d’Arthur


Sr. A. Malory and Arthur, An Intro: http://youtu.be/DpjSv79vUMk

Pages 234-250: Intro to the Renaissance:

A: https://youtu.be/vawVrOxS0Fs

B: https://youtu.be/UuWUCgCRjHk


Sr. A. The English Renaissance Period (Pages 236-249):

Sr. A, Intro to the Renaissance: Sr A, Intro to the Renaissance

Sr. A, Intro to the Sonnet: Sr A, Intro to the Sonnet

Pages 257-263: Spenser’s Sonnets 1 and 35


Sr. A. Spenser’s Sonnet #1:

A: https://youtu.be/V6nbTwahhd4

B: https://youtu.be/qN3D0y2gMxQ

Sr. A. Spenser’s Sonnet #35: https://youtu.be/3JrudWVXjhI

Sr. A. Spenser’s Sonnet #75: https://youtu.be/PcZbARxk3Yo

Sr. A. Spenser Sonnets #1. 35. 75, A Review: http://youtu.be/6QUtqgmrVrs

Pages 256-260: Sidney’s Sonnets 31 and 39


Sr. A. Sidney’s Sonnet #31:

A: https://youtu.be/r85nnSd74g4

B: https://youtu.be/agIJMUwAYH4

Sr. A. Sidney’s Sonnet #39:

A: https://youtu.be/deqO5BZxiEA

B: https://youtu.be/wNUsgs_w7qo

Sr. A. Sonnets of Sidney #31. #39, A Review: http://youtu.be/03i9pfN1amM

Pages 264-271: Marlowe’s Passionate Shepherd; Raleigh’s “Nymph’s Reply”.


Sr. A. Marlowe and Raleigh: http://youtu.be/XdYf_sW3L6Y

Pages 272-280: Shakespeare’s Sonnets 29, 106, 116, 130


Sr. A. Shakespeare’s Sonnet #29:

A: https://youtu.be/0pNtppq98-4

B: https://youtu.be/rAJvrFUhGJw

Sr. A. Shakespeare’s Sonnet #106: https://youtu.be/velhJPJ9Fsw

Sr. A. Shakespeare’s Sonnet #116:

A: https://youtu.be/5lnl5OmB_eA

B: https://youtu.be/E6WupWdzOpg

Sr. A. Shakespeare’s Sonnet #130:

A: https://youtu.be/7rRJMn6dPz0

B: https://youtu.be/Zqk0PFdgo4o

Sr. A. Shakespeare’s Sonnets, A Review: http://youtu.be/XMVveXPpvKY

Pages 296-306: “Psalm 23 and 137; Sermon; Parable”


Sr. A. KJV 1611, An Introduction: http://youtu.be/UDJyZImdNl0

Sr. A. KJV, Psalm 23:

A: https://youtu.be/-Nq--uIaTIg

B: https://youtu.be/QHRfD98cSOA

Sr. A. KJV, Psalm 137:

A: https://youtu.be/QFsgyyjorSk

B: https://youtu.be/xHwO8NLK9IA

Sr. A. KJV, From the Sermon on the Mount: https://youtu.be/9foTTAbPPSQ

Sr. A. KJV, From the Parable of the Prodigal Son:

A: https://youtu.be/cMfUfOgB3kU

B: https://youtu.be/YOp7aQI905I

Pages 308-321: Intro of Macbeth


Intro to Shakespeare: http://youtu.be/ZWSGY6hgd8E

Introduction to Macbeth, A: https://youtu.be/Qyt1cLCaVaI

Introduction to Macbeth, B: https://youtu.be/ALt10HB-E2U

Pages 322-341: Macbeth, Act 1, Scenes 1-7

Macbeth Act 1, Scenes 1-2: http://youtu.be/ZoC1F7LWm1A

Macbeth 1:3:http://youtu.be/HLlDA9-L7lQ

Macbeth 1: 4-5: http://youtu.be/coj7lu-pChs

Macbeth 1: 6-7, Part 1:http://youtu.be/Su-WwcFB0hM

Macbeth 1: 6-7, Part 2: http://youtu.be/3mA-VPhmu1M

Pages 342-359: Macbeth, Act 2, Scenes 1-4

Macbeth 2: 1-2, Part 1: http://youtu.be/yzluGxIG7Jc

Macbeth 2: 1-2, Part 2: http://youtu.be/BDkU1DyGl6I

Macbeth 2: 3-4: http://youtu.be/oXpGSvUZlkY

Pages 360-377: Macbeth, Act 3, Scenes 1-6

Macbeth 3:1:http://youtu.be/tVixa0R7gG4

Macbeth 3: 2-3, Part 1: http://youtu.be/nz3wr3tFaag

Macbeth 3: 2-3, Part 2: http://youtu.be/qwsF7CuyG0s

Macbeth 3: 4-5, Part 1:http://youtu.be/UifapN6aOzs

Macbeth 3: 4-5, Part 2:http://youtu.be/vZ4H1lqkSxs

Macbeth 3: 6: http://youtu.be/bKjlo4bXD1M

Pages 378-399: Macbeth, Act 4, Scenes 1-3

Macbeth 4: 1: http://youtu.be/_pGbw4ycS74

Macbeth 4:2, Part 1: http://youtu.be/VN6Um1ddr84

Macbeth 4:2, Part 2: http://youtu.be/WtwcLiPZLcc

Macbeth 4:3, Part 1: http://youtu.be/SAiq_Fnl81g

Macbeth 4:3, Part 2: http://youtu.be/3c7MAfQ0NeE

Pages 400-419: Macbeth, Act 5, Scenes 1-8

Macbeth 5: 1-3, Part 1:http://youtu.be/-pjjhj31FC4

Macbeth 5: 1-3, Part 2:http://youtu.be/Ss-i4TkOqIU

Macbeth 5: 4-8, Part 1:http://youtu.be/WTYqsDp-xPw

Macbeth 5: 4-8, Part 2: http://youtu.be/v6SRq32CyzU

Shakespeare’s Hamlet:

Hamlet 1:

Intro to Hamlet: http://youtu.be/1ivBziLZQ8A

Hamlet, Act 1, A: http://youtu.be/-ufPaHeBs8w

Hamlet, Act 1, B:http://youtu.be/ehHD9BsHqoQ

Hamlet 1, C: http://youtu.be/SINqqz6XIQA

Hamlet 1, D: http://youtu.be/JaiQBqNQWkM

Hamlet 2:

Hamlet 2: A: http://youtu.be/fxf4fFx0zQY

Hamlet 2: B: http://youtu.be/cSndnoBAS8c

Hamlet 2: C: http://youtu.be/OPeg7YmWw1Y

Hamlet 2: D: http://youtu.be/sOn2IkqmZJA

Hamlet 2, E:http://youtu.be/c8HudRIvD2c

Hamlet 2, F:http://youtu.be/FQTzR-vP6QM

Hamlet 3:

Hamlet 3, A: http://youtu.be/gpMv2HA1bAs

Hamlet 3, B: http://youtu.be/NxOhbDPHdzo

Hamlet 3, C: http://youtu.be/YVP_xnRZF4g

Hamlet 3, D: http://youtu.be/ERnnIHWmpRI

Hamlet 3, E: http://youtu.be/cVTqG6wrR8A

Hamlet 3, F: http://youtu.be/0Ar2j91zhjo

Hamlet 4:

Hamlet 4, A: http://www.schooltube.com/video/2a81fe0384fe4c788d1c

Hamlet 4, B:


Hamlet 4: C


Hamlet 5:

Hamlet 5, A: http://youtu.be/yjM_ugYx_68

Hamlet 5, B: http://youtu.be/bRHDVNhyO5A

Hamlet 5 C: http://youtu.be/VlLcU3dn90M

Unit 3: The 17th and 18th Centuries, A Review (Textbook pages 464-477):

A: https://youtu.be/WNR1KAadtrY

B: https://youtu.be/RAJPmSYBYho

Pages 480-493: Donne’s “Song”; “Valediction”; “Sonnet 10”


Sr. A. Donne’s Song:

A: https://youtu.be/DAHdNaZ9GPo

B: https://youtu.be/2BCP0CBU0Kw

Sr. A. Donne’s A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning:

A: https://youtu.be/TUQ9eBef9ww

B: https://youtu.be/xV4SVPC8Cvo

Sr. A. Donne’s Holy Sonnet 10: https://youtu.be/Z0CCxG7iIiw

Sr. A, Donne’s Med 17:

A: https://youtu.be/XCQyCk8j5Mk

B: https://youtu.be/ws8GyT3vKIY

Sr. A: Donne Review, Part 1:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/NHytoZ_fLfc

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/f24d6e81774a4ec39e8a

Sr. A: Donne Review, Part 2:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/BJwH1PwCyAs

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/aa7e980d754a43e5ae73

Sr. A: Donne Review, Part 3:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/V7T3mCLek1U

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/e4361a186942442aad1f

Pages 494-503: Poetry of Ben Jonson

Sr. A. On My First Son:

A: https://youtu.be/qeXs4279is4

B: https://youtu.be/mW0wlk-bZvY

Sr. A. Still to be Neat: https://youtu.be/G8kuSjI_4jY

Sr. A. Song: To Celia:


Pages 504-514: “Mistress”; “Virgins”


Sr. A, To His Coy Mistress and To The Virgins, A Review: Sr A, Coy and Virgins

Sr. A. Sir John Suckling’s Song: https://youtu.be/5beM6ra2eVc

Pages 516-539: John Milton

Sr. A. Textbook intro to Milton (pages 516-521): https://youtu.be/3gRpeK2k3l8

Sr. A. Milton’s Sonnet 7: https://youtu.be/KNEXctH5XQo

Sr. A. Milton’s Sonnet 19: https://youtu.be/qMT9TxLc-zM

Milton’s Sonnet 7 and 19, A Review:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/57pOv3vcRfU

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/1fba7372ed2a4dc386fd/

Milton’s “Paradise Lost”, A Review:

Sr. A, Milton, Part 1:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/Gc7lIMyRMBY

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/75fd04894da5427099fa

Sr. A, Milton 2

Youtube: http://youtu.be/7INvIVDIUuc

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/db78b874b5dd408981b2

Milton’s Paradise Lost Book 1:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/oRSb3qbZ8LI

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/21636d801ad64ecea69a/

Milton’s Theodicy:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/oEFOvpCYbeo

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/e521a56a9ba04e5a9366/

Sr. A. From Paradise Lost (A line by line study):

A: https://youtu.be/MoLKr2-QD9s

B: https://youtu.be/Uep4lbuZRCo

C: https://youtu.be/PGHl15iObAM

Bacon's Of Studies: find the essay here: http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/schools/wheatonhs/departments/aphonors/Bacon_OfStudies.pdf


Sr. A. Bacon’s Of Studies: http://youtu.be/XKGF-WgxP68

Introduction to the Enlightenment:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/tnYfEabTorE

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/29c7b24263b346fa92bc/

Pages 604-616: Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels”


Sr. A. From Gulliver’s Travels:

A: https://youtu.be/PQ-_S6aaooY

B: https://youtu.be/0y7DC3F4kGI

C: https://youtu.be/JUwWXwkD3B0

D: https://youtu.be/oyISN0iQWFQ

Pages 617-627: Swift’s “Modest Proposal”


Sr. A. A Modest Proposal, (A line by line study):

A: https://youtu.be/-vaYMAOe5nw

B: https://youtu.be/xoVEXYxdqOE

C: https://youtu.be/yMY6sEnjOro

D: https://youtu.be/vMMOKgUJtgc

Sr. A: Swift’s Modest Proposal, A Review, Part 1:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/Aup_yNZ1taQ

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/6b6e9b54a11f43c2813e

Sr. A: Swift’s Modest Proposal, A Review, Part 2:

Youtube: http://youtu.be/r-4PhSY1VqI

Schooltube: http://www.schooltube.com/video/f84b0d3b251145178fc4

Pages 628-631: Pope’s “Essay on Man”


Sr. A, Pope’s Essay on Man:

A: https://youtu.be/4brQQswze_g

B: https://youtu.be/emMSiZQHiIY

Pages 632-645: Pope’s “Rape of the Lock”


Sr. A, Pope’s Rape of the Lock:

A: https://youtu.be/dOFqhC8XG-E

B: https://youtu.be/yPqXii0EMVw

Pages 664-671: Gray’s “Elegy”; Finche’s “Nocturnal Reverie”


Sr. A. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard:

A: https://youtu.be/aVyNw5Rjq_w

B: https://youtu.be/G3wOvWVAS0U

C: https://youtu.be/Zsb7xL2QQzo

Sr. A. A Nocturnal Reverie: https://youtu.be/3694DrR4peg