ENG 1900 - Introduction to Literature and Criticism
Goals: To introduce readers to a critical relationship with literary form that is the foundation of the discipline of English. The course investigates literature and writing as a site of cultural production and consumption, leading to a self-reflexive development of critical thinking through the close reading of texts in different genres. Students acquire critical terminology and practice interpretive strategies.
Content: Close reading of and writing about selected works from various genres, cultures, and periods.
Prerequisite: ENG 1110