ENGL 1B Reading, Writing, and Critical Thinking About Literature (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
University-parallel reading, writing, and critical thinking applied to literature, including poetry, drama, and fiction. Students will write essays employing methods of literary analysis, research, and critical thinking.
C-ID ENGL 120
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Compose coherent expository and argumentative essays about literary texts.
- Outcome 2: Synthesize critical reading, academic research, and cultural contexts in writing about literature.
- Outcome 3: Analyze and evaluate literature by means of close textual reading, identifying central themes and key literary elements.
- Outcome 4: Distinguish between literal and figurative language in order to make inferences, draw conclusions about literary works, and assess how these figures of speech help generate themes.