ITAL 340

Introduction to Italian Literature

French and Italian College of Humanities

Course Description

Basic literary concepts and terms coupled with readings of Italian works from various genres and periods.

When Taught

Fall and Winter

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Recommended

Ital 322

Note

Capstone course for GE Languages of Learning requirement for returned missionaries.

Title

Reading Analytically

Learning Outcome

Read, understand, and analyze the Italian literary texts in the syllabus

Title

Poetic Devices

Learning Outcome

Identify the poetic devices included in the "poetry section" of the syllabus and describe their function within the texts discussed in class

Title

Research Skills

Learning Outcome

Acquire and implement research skills for the study of Italian literature in order to create one original analytical paper

Title

Effective Communication in Italian

Learning Outcome

Write and speak clearly and effectively in Italian using functions consistent with the Advanced-level range on the ACTFL scale