Honors Texts for British Literature

Honors Texts for British Literature (E4)

British Literature- Excellence in Literature: English 4The Honors Track for British Literature is outlined in the study guide and involves additional reading and writing and an optional exam. Another way you can use the honors texts is if you’ve already read a focus text for a module, you may substitute an honors text.

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You and your student will have the print book for reference and evaluation, but the student will be able to view the modules online, and click links (on most computers) to the context resources, rather than typing out the URLs.

British Literature: English 4

The books linked below are the honors texts for British Literature, which is English 4 in the Excellence in Literature curriculum.

Module 1

Honors: The Dream of the Rood and Caedmon’s Hymn or The Battle of Malden

(all included in the book shown below)


Module 2

Honors: Piers Plowman by William Langland


Module 3

Honors: Le Morte d’Arthur by Thomas Malory


Module 4

Honors: Hamlet by William Shakespeare


Module 5

Honors: Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (if not read in English I)


The Temple by George Herbert (Poetry Collection)

This text is available online at:



Module 6

Honors: Persuasion or other novel by Jane Austen

Middlemarch by George Eliot


Module 7

Honors: Oliver Twist or David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray


Module 8

Honors: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë or Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (if you did not read it in English I) or Frankenstein by Mary Shelley


Module 9

Honors: Space Trilogy (Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, That Hideous Strength)  by C.S. Lewis

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