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Assessment

Methods of Assessment

In 2020/21 assessment is changing for the module. Depending on which year you're in, you'll follow a particular assessment pattern.

Intermediate Years
  • 1 x 1500-word formative essay (to be submitted directly to your tutor in seminars in Term 1, Week 7).
  • 1 x 2000-word summative essay due in Term 2, Week 1 to be written in response to a title from a list of published questions about the themes and texts from Term 1. Submitted through Tabula (30%).
  • 1 x 2000-word summative essay due in Term 2, Week 11 to be written in response to a text read on Early English Books Online. You will be able to apply the knowledge of 17th-century genres and contexts gained through the second term's module reading to your interpretation of your text. Submitted through Tabula (30%).
  • 1 x 2500-word summative essay due in Term 3, Week 3 to be written in response to a title from a list of published year-group specific questions about themes and texts from across the whole year (40%).
Finalists
  • 1 x 1500-word formative essay (to be submitted directly to your tutor in seminars in Term 1, Week 7).
  • 1 x 2500-word summative essay due in Term 2, Week 1 to be written in response to a title devised by students about the themes and texts from Term 1. Submitted through Tabula (30%).
  • 1 x 2500-word summative essay due in Term 2, Week 11 to be written in response to a text read on Early English Books Online. You will be able to apply the knowledge of 17th-century genres and contexts gained through the second term's module reading to your interpretation of your text. Submitted through Tabula (30%).
  • 1 x 3000-word summative essay due in Term 3, Week 3 to be written in response to a title from a list of published year-group specific questions about themes and texts from across the whole year (40%).

Marking Criteria

https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/english/currentstudents/undergraduate/undergraduatehandbookonlineintroduction/handbookonline/markingscales