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2018-2019 Catalogue 
2018-2019 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 12000 - Language, Literature and Culture

Course Credit: 1
Language Literature and Culture This course introduces students to fundamental issues of literary language and textual interpretation. Each section focuses on a selected topic in literary studies to consider the ways language functions in the reading process and to explore interrelations among literature, culture, and history. Attention is given to the following goals: 1) practicing the close reading of literary texts; 2) understanding the terminology of literary analysis as well as core concepts; 3) introducing a range of genres and historical periods and discussing literature as an evolving cultural phenomenon; 4) increasing skills in writing about literature. This course is required for the major and strongly recommended as the first course in English for non-majors. NOTE: English 120xx can be taken only once for departmental credit; students may take a second English 120xx for College credit only. Annually. Fall and Spring. [AH]