English
 

American Authors

American Authors
ENGL
384R
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 251 & ENGL 295; Engl 291; either Engl 292 & 293, or Engl 294.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 384R
Course Outcomes: 

Literary Contexts

Explain the historical and literary contexts, genres and themes, and ethical dimensions of the major author's life and representative works.

Critical Thinking

Develop reading strategies that explore how texts are constructed to present a set of argument (historical, aesthetic, etc.) and use those critical reading skills to interpret the texts' concerns and to trace interrelationships among them.

History, Context, Genres, Themes, and Ethics

Explain the historical and literary contexts, genres and themes, and ethical dimensions of the major author's life and representative works. (A section of the major exam on each author will ask you to discuss these dimensions.)

Critical Thinking

Explain the historical and literary contexts, genres and themes, and ethical dimensions of the major author's life and representative works. (A section of the major exam on each author will ask you to discuss these dimensions.)

Secondary Scholarship

Demonstrate familiarity with significant secondary scholarship and critical perspectives on the major author's life and works.

Critical Thinking

Develop reading strategies that explore how texts are constructed to present a set of argument (historical, aesthetic, etc.) and use those critical reading skills to interpret the texts' concerns and to trace interrelationships among them.

Scholarly Research

Perform scholarly research on the major author's works by identifying and evaluating relevant primary and secondary sources, by formulating arguments conversant with these sources, and by articulating those argument in formal academic writing.