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English 2261

Introduction to Fiction

Rebecca Fast

Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: Literature
Prerequisites: EN 1110.01 or 1110.03

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Course Objectives: Students evaluate significant texts in order to develop capacities for response and judgment; interpretation; critical listening, reading, seeing, thinking, and writing.

Course Content: Students read, discuss, and analyze significant works of fiction (mostly short stories). Course is designed for non-English majors; as a result, critical theory will not be emphasized. Also, we will draw connections between most stories and works in other genre (a news story; a poem; a film).

Method of Presentation: Lecture and discussion.

Method of Evaluation: Brief Reader Responses; mid-term quiz over literary terms; analytical essay; attendance and participation.


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