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Catalog 2012-2013 
Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG-2200 - American Literature I (3)

Prerequisite: ENG 1020  ;

Students in this course survey the development of American literature from Native-American traditions up to the Civil War.  Students read poems, letters, works of fiction and non-fiction, and plays from the literary periods within this time.  Students learn about and use critical literary theory to discuss and write essays about literature.  Students will learn about and demonstrate their awareness of this historical, cultural, social and philosophical influences that shaped and were, at times, shaped by the early American Writers from the colonial period to 1865.  Students demonstrate this knowledge and understanding through a variety of activities and assessments that may include class discussions, oral presentations, and small group projects, as well as essay exams and other written critical analysis of individual literary works to a course total of approximately 4000 words.  Students may earn credit for this course through CLEP.

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