Eng 185 IVEY

Eng 185 IVEY - English 185 Critical Reading and Writing...

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English 185 – Critical Reading and Writing Dr. Adriane Ivey Fall 2010 East Annex 2 TTH 1:00-2:15 PH: 4-8358 email: [email protected] Language 204B Office Hours: MW 2-4; TTH 2:30-4:30; other times by appointment Required Texts: Card, Ender’s Game ; Krakauer, Into the Wild ; Potok, The Chosen ; Smith, I Capture the Castle Objectives : This course is designed to teach you to read and write well through close reading and textual analysis. You will learn terms and concepts that will help you understand and interpret literature and rhetoric, and you will practice using those terms and concepts in formal writing assignments. Because to be a good writer, you must be a good reader, this course is designed to give you practice reading carefully and understanding complex texts. We will be reading the literature as rhetoric and interpreting the arguments made by the texts. The many writing assignments of varying lengths will help you strengthen your writing and communication skills. By the end of this course, you should be able to read a poem, narrative, or play, understand its main arguments, and write about it in clear and organized prose. Attendance: Attendance in this course is essential for a successful performance. You will receive three points off your final average for each absence after the second. I do not distinguish between excused and unexcused absences. How you use your absences is up to your discretion. Because reading the texts is an integral part of
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENG 185 taught by Professor Ms.bell during the Fall '10 term at Emory.

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