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ENGL 2073 - Short Novel

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This college literature course intended for all students will analyze and explore selected short novels. Authors may include Henry James, Conrad, Chopin, Wharton, James Joyce, or Faulkner.
MnTC Goals
6 Humanities/Fine Arts

Prerequisite(s): Assessment score placement in RDNG 1000  or above, or completion of RDNG 0900  or RDNG 0950  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: Completion of ENGL 1021  with a grade of C or higher.

Major Content
  1. The Short Novel
  2. Analysis of short novels Critical reading of short novels Critical writing about short novels
  3. Authors life experiences and influences on fiction/short novels
  4. Elements of literature: plot, character, setting, theme, tone, style
  5. Historical and artistic trends and influences on fiction/short novels
  6. The short novel as a literary genre

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in the short novel.
  2. articulate an informed personal reaction to short novels.
  3. analyze basic literary elements in works studied.
  4. respond critically to works in the short novel.
  5. analyze these works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.


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