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2nd assessed essay


Deadline Tuesday 10 May 2011 (Summer Term, week 3).


Length: 2,000 words (Year 1 students and Visiting Students); 3,000 words (Honours level students).


Please choose any topic from relevant previous lists – see You are also free to come up with a title of your own, so long as it’s discussed with, and specifically approved by, your seminar tutor by the end of Week 10 of the Spring Term. 


Whatever the topic, your essay should focus on some aspect of work covered in the second term of this module. It should also show a grasp of a reasonably substantial body of material:  for example, two prose texts, or a book-length quantity of poetry. 


The mark will count towards your final mark for the module (in the case of year 1 students as 25%;  for other students, assessment patterns vary). Material used in the essay should not be substantially repeated in any other assessed coursework or examination.