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ENGL 123 Introduction to Literature

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    Jan 15, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would always recommend this course! It is filled with so much knowledge and understanding of all forms of literature from fiction to plays to poetry. Every day it seems you learn more.

    Course highlights:

    I learned a lot about myself through this course, and the way I look at the world. With the class came a deeper understanding of the imagination of an author, and the different literary devices each one uses.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Look for the good in the course. Like anything if you focus on the bad you will find it. It remains especially true for english courses. It can be intimidating and frustrating if you don't immediately understand something, but the reward is worth it.

    • Fall 2016
    • DianeAwbrey
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Lots of Writing Many Small Assignments
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    Nov 17, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    Introduction to Literature is a great class for those who like literature and those who want to learn how to dissect and understand different types of literature. This class is more discussion based rather than lecture based.

    Course highlights:

    Throughout this course, we went through three types of literature: fiction, poetry, and drama. In the fiction unit, we discuss and dissect different short stories. Throughout the poetry unit, we talk about different poems from poets like William Shakespeare, George Herbert, and John Donne. In the drama unit, we discuss plays by different playwrights. All throughout the course, we effectively learn how to interpret the different types of literature.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure you do the reading. If you do not do the reading then you will get less out of the class. As I said before, the class is discussion based and if you don't read then the discussions will be dull. You get out what you put in for this class.

    • Fall 2016
    • DianeAwbrey
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Lots of Writing Always Do the Reading
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    Nov 15, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    The professor engages the class and makes sure that you understand the content. The class atmosphere requires some participation, which makes the class more like a discussion than a lecture.

    Course highlights:

    We cover three units: Fiction, Poetry, and Drama. In the fiction unit, we read and discuss a bunch of short stories. Then in the poetry unit, we discuss poems and the meaning that the speaker is trying to convey. And lastly in the drama unit, we start by reading Oedipus and then continue to study other plays.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Actually, do the reading! It is so important to the level of understanding in the classroom. Also, if you don't read you won't be able to discuss in-class and that makes the class boring.

    • Fall 2016
    • DianeAwbrey
    • Yes
    • Always Do the Reading Many Small Assignments Great Discussions


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