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ENGL2000M: Ways of Reading: An Introduction to Critical Reading and Interpretation
Who decides what texts mean? Are some interpretations better than others? Does the author’s intention matter? How does language work? In this foundational course, we will study texts of the culture around us, as well as ...
ENGL 3731K: Development of the Novel I
What, exactly, is a novel? Although this literary genre is quite well-established today, it came into being as an upstart contender, a new or “novel” mode of writing that lacked established conventions, critical respect ...
ENGL1200N: Freshman Honors Seminar
This is an honors-level writing seminar designed to improve your ability to develop, organize, and present your ideas. The texts in this course are organized around the theme of “crime and community,” but the techniques ...
ENGL 2792 - M Comedy and Satire
COURSE DESCRIPTION What makes jokes funny? Can humor really effect social change? These are two of the questions we will consider as we think about comedy and satire, as distinct genres and as particular modes of expression. ...
ENGL 2901 - N Introduction to Women Studies
This course is an introduction to Women’s Studies, an interdisciplinary field that grew out of the twentieth-century women’s movement. In its early years, those in the field concentrated on the “absence” of women (from ...
ENGL 1100 - K Composition and Rhetoric
COURSE DESCRIPTION The reading in this course is organized around the idea of crime and community. Over the course of the semester, we will divide our time between exploring the assigned texts and learning college-level ...