Contact InformationSee detailed faculty information in Blackboard.Course DescriptionA survey of American literature following the American Renaissance. Two critical papers are required.RequisitesENGL 102 or equivalent: It is the student’s responsibility to make up any prerequisite deficiencies, as stated in the LibertyUniversity Catalog, which would prevent the successful completion of this course.RationaleThe study of literature helps to fulfill the university aims of fostering competencies in writing, speaking, reading, and appreciation ofthe arts; contributing to a knowledge and understanding of other cultures and time periods; and integrating theoretical and appliedknowledge within the context of a Christian worldview.Measurable Learning OutcomesUpon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:1. To analyze the major characteristics of applicable historical/literary periods, genres, and traditions and to locate specific textswithin those periods, genres and traditions2. To identify key authors within a period and, applying appropriate literary terms, to relate characteristic literary features anddevices to their works3. To demonstrate skills in close reading and analysis of literary texts in a variety of periods, genres, and traditions4. To integrate a Christian worldview with the practice of literary reading and interpretation5. Write with clarity*6. Recognize standard usage in English grammar, word choice (diction), phraseology, and sentence structure*7. Apply knowledge of sentence structure to basic sentence editing and revision*8. Write a persuasive analysis of a literary work**These are also Gen. Ed. core competencies for communicationCourse ResourcesRequired Resouce The resource below is provided in the course at no cost to the student. However, if the student prefers a physical copy of the resource,he or she may purchase it through the Liberty University Online bookstore(), MBS Direct.The purchase of physical copies is optional. Note: page numbers in the physical book may not match the page numbers in the e-book.Perkins, Barbara, and George Perkins, editors. The American Tradition in Literature, Volume 2. 12th ed., McGraw Hill, 2018. ISBN:9781307234701.Online · College of Arts & Sciences · EnglishENGL202: American Literature IISection B0205/13/2019 to 07/05/2019Modified 05/03/20191 of 6
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