This course features an examination of essays, novels, stories, and poems written by women from various socioeconomic, racial, and historical backgrounds. Examination of how women writers have reshaped definitions of literary genres and themes. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.
Placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Degree Req:Cultural Persp/Div, Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Demonstrate an ability to interpret and evaluate literary works through textual explication and analysis of literary elements/conventions of each genre.
- Articulate the contribution of diverse female authors to the Western literary tradition.
- Support critical claims with specific textual evidence and careful, well-articulated reasoning.
- Practice basic conventions of literary analysis when writing about literature.
- Analyze key themes, archetypes, and motifs involving women that appear throughout literature across different times and genres.
- Reach reasoned conclusions about the literature.
- Recognize matters of ethnicity and gender, relative to the cultural and historical contexts from which the texts emerge.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Situate literature and critique within cultural and historical contexts.
- See the world from other points of view.
Learning How to Learn:
- Consider their experience with gender and compare it to those presented in literature.
- Recognize the significance of literary expression for human beings.
- Question privilege and denial, particularly as it relates to gender and other aspects of human difference.