lit375 | undergraduate
Literary Theory And Criticism
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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An Overview of Literary Theory
- Explain the role of various theories in literary analysis.
- Describe how theory applies to the reading of literature.
The Readerâ s Relationship to the Text
- Explain the interaction between a text and a reader.
- Apply the theory of reader-response criticism to selected literary works.
Structuralism to Deconstruction
- Differentiate between structuralism, post-structuralism, and deconstruction.
- Analyze a literary work using structuralism, post-structuralism, or deconstruction.
New Historicism, Marxism, and Postcolonialism
- Differentiate the roles of history and culture in analyzing selected literary works.
- Analyze a literary work using a historical or cultural perspective.
- Explain how psychoanalysis became a prominent force in analyzing literature.
- Explain how feminism became a prominent force in analyzing literature.
- Analyze a literary work using psychoanalytic or feminist perspectives.
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