eng270 | undergraduate

Literary Interpretation And Analysis

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This course introduces students to the practice of literary analysis through reading and interpretation of major works. Students will discuss forms and theories as a foundation on which to build analytical skills.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Understanding Structure and Meaning in Short Fiction

    • Demonstrate understanding of plot, setting, and characterization.
    • Identify literary elements in selected works of short fiction.
    • Characterize the style of different writers of fiction.
    • Identify themes of selected works of short fiction.

    Reading and Analyzing Poetry

    • Identify literary elements of selected poems.
    • Explain the difference between literal and figurative language.
    • Interpret meaning from poetic text.
    • Identify the themes of selected poems.

    Exploring Elements of Drama

    • Identify literary elements of dramatic works.
    • Demonstrate understanding of plot, setting, and characterization in dramatic works.
    • Identify themes of selected dramatic works.

    Evaluating Literature

    • Analyze a selected literary work (or works).
    • Assess the use of literary elements and figurative language.
    • Evaluate a literary work (or works) for its meaning.

    Analyzing Literature: Why Is It Important?

    • Explain the value of literary analysis.
    • Identify literary elements in selected works.
    • Use appropriate literary terms to describe selected works.
    • Interpret meaning from literary text.
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