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Fall 2010
Apr 24, 2014
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ENG 106 - 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: Features critical analysis and appreciation of poetry originally written in English as well as works in translation by major poets from various cultural backgrounds. Introduces poetic terminology, concepts and principles, and explores a variety of the art form's structures and types.
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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