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LIT 190 - Women Writers

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
Introduction to the study and appreciation of literature written by women. Examines major influential works from a variety of historical, social and cultural contexts. Critical analysis is emphasized.
Competencies
  1. Identify the elements of poetry, fiction and drama
    1. Distinguish the elements of form
    2. Specify the elements of content
  2. Analyze a wide range of literary works written by women
    1. Interpret poetry, fiction, drama, and other literary forms
    2. Evaluate poetry, fiction, drama, and other literary forms
    3. Make connections between studied works
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of a wide range of literary works written by women
    1. Value a wide range of poetry, fiction, and drama
    2. Practice reading critically a wide range of poetry, fiction, and drama
  4. Develop an appreciation for the importance of women’s literature in culture
    1. Acknowledge the importance of poetry
    2. Acknowledge the importance of fiction
    3. Acknowledge the importance of drama
    4. Acknowledge the importance of other literary forms
    5. Acknowledge the cultural contributions of women
  5. Differentiate between various critical approaches to literature such as Formalist (New Criticism), Marxist, Feminist, Psychoanalytic, Deconstructionist, Reader Response, New Historicist, Structuralist, Cultural Studies, and others
    1. Distinguish the elements of one or more critical approaches
    2. Discuss the significance of one or more critical approaches



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