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Fall 2010
Apr 17, 2014
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ENG 105 - Intro to Literature
In the Introduction to Literature series, students are introduced to the conventions and characteristics of short fiction (ENG 104), drama (ENG 105) and poetry (ENG 106). In ENG 105, students get the opportunity to attend a play in Ashland. Through active reading, critical thinking, engaged discussion, and effective writing, students will learn to interpret, analyze, critically evaluate, and appreciate a variety of literature. The changing historical, political, and cultural contexts in which the works were produced will be examined, as will the remarkable diversity of writers and subject matter, including issues of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexual orientation. The courses also introduce students to literary theory, including technical terms and their application. The three courses need not be taken in sequence. Recommended Prerequisites: WR 095 or WR 096 with a grade of C or better or Compass placement scores of 70 or above in writing; and RD 090 with a grade of C or better or Compass placement scores of 85 or above in reading. 3 lecture hrs/wk. F, W, S **CHEMEKETA ONLINE COURSE DESCRIPTION: ENG 105 features drama with an international range of playwrights. Emphases are placed on students' perceptions of literary issues and how they relate the issues to their own perception of drama and life through written and oral discussions of dramatic conventions, literary uses of language and setting, characterization, and themes.
3.000 OR 4.000 Credit hours
33.000 OR 44.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Sciences Division
Humanities Department

Course Attributes:
Cultural Literacy, Arts & Letters (Humanities)

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Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      Dual Credit
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

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