This course offers intensive readings of works from British authors spanning from early medieval works such as Beowulf through the Neoclassical era. Literature will be analyzed as artifacts within sociocultural and historical contexts and as representatives of styles and genres within this literary tradition. English or Humanities 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:
- Interpret literary works through textual explication and analysis of literary elements/conventions of each genre.
- Analyze literary works through textual explication and analysis of literary elements/conventions of each genre.
- Demonstrate knowledge of thematic and stylistic content of selected readings specific to the content of British literature (medieval through neoclassical).
- Support critical claims with specific textual evidence and careful, well-articulated reasoning.
- Practice interpretations and analysis of literature in writing.
- Recognize matters of ethnicity and gender, relative to the cultural and historical contexts from which texts emerge.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Evaluate the relationship between the historical context and the social and cultural perspectives represented in the literature of each period.
Learning How to Learn:
- Practice aesthetic and ethical evaluations of literary texts that will help them deepen their appreciation of literary art and build empathy for the experiences of others.
- Communicate and work consistently, thoughtfully, and supportively with colleagues, as demonstrated in class and/or through online discussion forums.