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English 2291

U.S. Literature: 1865-present (hybrid)


Credit hours: 3
GEC categories: 2C.1
Prerequisites: ENG 1110 or equiv. Not open to students with credit for ENG 291

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Course Objectives: Introductory study of significant works of US literature from 1865 to present. Learning outcomes: students analyze, interpret, and critique significant literary works. Through reading, discussing, and writing about literature, students appraise and evaluate the personal and social values of their own and other cultures.

Course Content: Reading of fiction, poetry, and drama and discussion of historical, literary, and cultural contexts of course readings.

Method of Presentation: This course meets both online and in person. Lectures, some assessments, and writing activities will occur online. Class meets in person on Thursdays for discussion.

Method of Evaluation: Online and in-person quizzes and written exams; short writing assignments and one longer essay.


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