English Syllabus

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Unformatted text preview: mal, in literature in English, and it equips students with the vocabulary and techniques for describing and analyzing literary works, with an emphasis on developing critical writing skills specific to literary analysis. In addition, the course develops in students an appreciation and understanding of the aesthetic qualities of literature, as well as an awareness that literature is part of a larger ongoing cultural, social, and historical dialogue that informs, influences, and inspires our experience. By the end of the semester, students should be able to: 1. Write thesis- driven analytical essays of 3- 5 pages on all three genres (poetry, fiction, drama) that incorporate evidence from the literary texts and demonstrate close reading skills. 2. Write an analytical research paper...
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