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Great Intro to the Subject
Lots of Writing
Many Small Assignments
Not too easy. Not too difficult.
It's an excellent Intro course for those moving into higher levels of english, specifically in regards to the benefits of reading on writing and of writing on writing. You learn new methods of approach to writing an essay that is succinct without being too short and also to do more than the "5 part method" we had drilled into our heads in high school.
I learned whole new ways to approach a text. I got more acquainted with the potential applications for a degree in English which many other majors seem to take for granted as if because I have a degree I just get a job as opposed to the way in which you approach your job hunt should stem from what you've learned from your time in school. I also gained a greater appreciation for literature as a whole expanding my fields of interest to include both many modern writers and those of the canon I'd been putting of reading for years out of an expectation of boredom, or over analyzed ideas.
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Go into it with an open mind and expect a fair challenge, it is not the hardest course you've ever taken, but it's not the type of class you'd have had in high school either.