May 26, 2019
LIT 275 - London and Literature (WE)
The influence of Great Britain on American culture is deep and wide. In this course we will explore major English works and the city and culture that is depicted in them. Using literature and supporting historical and sociological documents, we will unravel the mystery of British literature and engage in a journey of exploration. Course will be followed by a short study tour in London, England.
Prerequisites: ENG 110 College Writing I or its equivalent as a prerequisite
3 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
- Discuss with peers their ideas about the meanings of a literary work.
- Apply techniques of close reading to help unravel difficult passages.
- Research and discuss the historical and cultural contexts of an author's life and work.
- Write clearly and persuasively about their interpretation of a literary work.
- Appropriately apply the conventions of literary criticism, such as literary terms and critical approaches.
- Show in class discussions as well as written work that they can persuasively relate one literary work to another, and/or to the culture from which it emerged.
- Locate and cite reference and/or critical sources.
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