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LIT 110 - Amer Literature to Mid 1800s

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
In-depth study of works of selected major writers (including Native American) particularly from Puritan times to 1865. Basic critical approaches are emphasized.
Competencies
  1. Identify the elements of poetry as they apply to major American writers from Puritan times to 1865
    1. Distinguish the elements of form as they apply to the poetry of major American writers to 1865
    2. Specify the elements of content as they apply to the poetry of major American writers to 1865
  2. Identify the elements of fiction as they apply to major American writers from Puritan times to 1865
    1. Distinguish the elements of form as they apply to the fiction of major American writers to 1865
    2. Specify the elements of content as they apply to the fiction of major American writers to 1865
  3. Identify the elements of drama as they apply to major American writers from Puritan times to 1865
    1. Distinguish the elements of form as they apply to the drama of major American writers to 1865
    2. Specify the elements of content as they apply to the drama of major American writers to 1865
  4. Differentiate at least five critical approaches to literature such as Formalist (New Criticism), Marxist, Feminist, Psychoanalytic, Deconstructionist, Reader Response, New Historicist, Structuralist, Cultural Studies, New Eclecticist, and others
    1. Distinguish the elements of one or more critical approaches as they apply to major American writers to 1865
    2. Discuss the significance of one or more critical approaches as they apply to major American writers to 1865.
  5. Analyze a wide range of literature of major American writers from Puritan times to 1865
    1. Interpret poetry, fiction, drama, and other literary forms from major American writers to 1865 using one or more of the critical approaches
    2. Evaluate poetry, fiction, drama, and other literary forms from major American writers to 1865
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of a wide range of literature of major American writers from Puritan times to 1865
    1. Value a wide range of poetry, fiction, drama and other literary forms from major American writers to 1865
    2. Practice reading critically a wide range of poetry, fiction, drama, and other literary forms from major American writers
  7. Develop an appreciation for the importance of literature of major American writers from Puritan times to 1865 in culture
    1. Acknowledge the importance of poetry from major American writers to 1865
    2. Acknowledge the importance of fiction from major American writers to 1865
    3. Acknowledge the importance of drama from major American writers to 1865
    4. Acknowledge the importance of other literary forms from major American writers to 1865



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