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LIT 150 - World Literature I

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Core
Students will read representative literary works from antiquity to 1650 and develop an appreciation for and understanding of these works in their historical and cultural contexts. Students are expected to analyze works from diverse cultures of Asia, Africa, Europe, and the Americas.
Competencies
  1. Identify the elements of various literary genres from the origins of literature through 1650
    1. Distinguish the elements of form
    2. Specify the elements of content
  2. Interpret literature using various critical approaches, such as New Criticism, Marxism, Feminism, Psychoanalysis, Deconstructionism, Reader Response, New Historicism, or others
    1. Identify the elements of one or more critical approaches
    2. Use one or more critical approaches to interpret studied works from the origins of literature through 1650
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of a wide range of literary works from the origins of literature through 1650
    1. Value a wide range of poetry, fiction, drama and other literary forms from the origins of literature through 1650
    2. Practice reading critically a wide range of literary works from the origins of literature through 1650
  4. Appreciate a wide range of literary works from the origins of literature through 1650
    1. Acknowledge the importance of poetry, fiction, drama, and other literary forms from the origins of literature through 1650
    2. Acknowledge the cultural contributions of authors from the origins of literature through 1650
  5. Analyze a range of literary genres from the origins of literature through 1650
    1. Examine these literary works in their social, historical, and cultural contexts
    2. Interpret these literary works using one or more critical approaches
    3. Analyze these literary works
    4. Make connections among the studied literary works
  6. Create effective writing to demonstrate understanding of course goals
    1. Produce analyses or interpretations through written assignments
    2. Use literary terminology appropriate to genres and/or theories
    3. Practice academic English and follow current MLA citation guidelines



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