Feb 3rd 2016

"A Room with a View" by Forster: BerkeleyX Book Club (edX)

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Reading, discussing, and writing about the novel A Room with a View, by E.M. Forster

A Room with a View is a 1908 novel by English writer E.M. Forster.
A Room with a View is a romance and a critique of English society at the beginning of the 20th century. As Forster’s most romantic and optimistic book, A Room with a View is considered one of the top 100 English language novels of all times. An award-winning film adaptation of this novel came out in 1985.

Participants in this course will read, discuss, and write about the text and its influence. As in most book clubs, the focus will be on lively discussion. Course materials will include background information for understanding the text, as well as vocabulary and language support. Assessment will include quizzes and short writing assignments.

What you'll learn:

- Read, discuss, and write about the text and its influence

- Background information for understanding the text

- Vocabulary and language support