2012-2013 Catalog 
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2012-2013 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL& 111 - Introduction to Literature

5.0 Credits
This class explores ways that writers portray human experience in their short stories, poems and plays. Through class discussions, lectures and creative responses, students will gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of literary works (was ENGL 115). Prerequisite: Placement in ENGL 100  or instructor's permission.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of literary concepts by identifying and describing the formal elements, techniques, genres, and cultural/historical context of literary works. [REASON]
  2. Reason clearly by applying critical reading methods/theories to analysis of texts in order to understand, interpret and draw conclusions. [REASON]
  3. Describe and explain ways texts shape and are shaped by cultural/historical contexts and trends. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Support analysis and interpretation of literary texts by locating, using and citing relevant textual and contextual evidence. [REASON]

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