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ENG/125

Literature in Society

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Course level: Undergraduate

This course introduces themes in literature and provides guided study and practice in reflecting on themes which describe the human experience across cultural and societal boundaries. The course includes readings from literature in different genres and cultures. Students study the literature in thematic units and are asked to make connections to their own lives and cultures.

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Course skills and outcomes

Literature in Society

  • Elements of Literature—Stories
    • Explain writer’s strategies for conveying ideas through stories.
    • Describe the theme of a story.
  • Active and Responsive Reading
    • Demonstrate what it means to be an active, responsive reader.

Elements of Literature—Poetry

  • Explain how literary conventions and poetic devices help convey the meaning of a poem.
  • Explain the role of the imagination in writing and reading poetry.

Elements of Literature—Drama

  • Explain the literary conventions and devices of drama.
  • Determine how playwrights and readers create meaning in drama.
  • Explain the role of the imagination in writing and reading drama.

Elements of Literature—Nonfiction

  • Explain the literary conventions and devices of nonfiction.
  • Determine how authors and readers create meaning in nonfiction.
  • Explain the role of the imagination in writing and reading nonfiction.

Comparing Literature

  • Draw connections among conventions and devices used in literary genres.

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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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