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LIT 111 - Amer Literature since Mid 1800

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
Examines American literature from the mid-1800s through contemporary America. Emphasizes major literary works and their social and cultural contexts.
Competencies
  1. Identify the elements of poetry of American literature from mid-1800s through contemporary America
    1. Distinguish the elements of form as they apply to American poetry from mid-1800s to the present
    2. Specify the elements of content as they apply to American poetry from early 20th century to the present
  2. Identify the elements of fiction of American literature from mid-1800s through contemporary America
    1. Distinguish the elements of form as they apply to American fiction from mid-1800s to the present
    2. Specify the elements of content as they apply to American fiction from mid-1800s to the present
  3. Identify the elements of drama as they apply to American drama from mid-1800s through contemporary America
    1. Distinguish the elements of form as they apply to American drama from mid-1800s to the present
    2. Specify the elements of content as they apply to American drama from mid-1800s to the present
  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 as they a
    1. Distinguish the elements of one or more critical approaches as they apply to American literature from mid-1800s to the present
    2. Discuss the significance of one or more critical approaches as they apply to American literature from mid-1800s to the present
  5. Analyze a wide range of literary works of American literature, particularly from mid-1800s through contemporary America
    1. Interpret poetry, fiction, drama, and other literary forms using one or more critical approaches as they apply to American literature from mid-1800s to the present
    2. Evaluate poetry, fiction, drama, and other literary forms of American literature from mid-1800s to the present
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of a wide range of literary works of American literature from mid-1800s through contemporary America
    1. Value a wide range of poetry, fiction, drama and other literary forms of American literature from mid-1800s to the present
    2. Practice reading critically a wide range of poetry, fiction, drama and other literary forms of American literature from mid-1800s to the present
  7. Identify the elements of poetry of American literature from mid-1800s through contemporary America
    1. Acknowledge the importance of poetry in American literature from mid-1800s to the present
    2. Acknowledge the importance of fiction of American literature from mid-1800s to the present
    3. Acknowledge the importance of drama of American Literature from mid-1800s to the present.
    4. Acknowledge the importance of other literary forms of American literature from mid-1800s to the present.



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