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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 2062 - Women in Literature: American

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This college literature course intended for all students will explore literature written by American women in their own distinct literary tradition, perspectives, and themes. Works are considered as a reflection of their times, including social, ethical, political, and economic conditions.
MnTC Goals
6 Humanities/Fine Arts, 9 Ethical/Civic Responsibility

Prerequisite(s): Completion of ENGL 1021  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Women in Literature: American
  2. Literary traditions and history of women writing in America
  3. Literary works of women writers in America from a variety of regions, ethnicities, and/or classes
  4. Strategies of literary criticism with emphasis on feminist approaches

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

  1. demonstrate awareness of the scope and variety of works in literature by American women
  2. respond critically to works by American women writers
  3. articulate an informed personal reaction to literature by American women
  4. analyze those works as expressions of individual and human values within an historical and social context.
  5. analyze basic literary elements in works studied
  6. analyze literature by American women in order to apply concepts such as politics, rights and obligations, justice, and liberty
  7. analyze the ethical dimensions of legal and social issues of the times in texts by American women
  8. examine and articulate their own ethical views related to the issues found in literature by American women


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