Feb 21, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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LIT 110H - Introduction to Literature


Credit(s): 3

This introductory course focuses on the reading, enjoyment, and critical analysis of fiction, poetry and drama. Students will read world literature, as well as works of the American West, contemporary dramatists, minority writers, and works focusing on the lives of immigrants, expatriates, and first-generation Americans. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Read, discuss, and evaluate literary texts from various genres.
  • Use literary terminology.
  • Describe the critical and cultural significance of literature.
  • Identify the elements of fiction, poetry, and drama.
  • Differentiate between interpretive and escape literature.
  • Recognize canonical history and literary theories.
  • Analyze literary fiction, poems, and drama.
  • Examine the nature of human experience and/or artistic expression.



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