Foundation ENG 101: Writing about Literature
This course develops strategies for reading and writing about literature (poetry, drama, fiction, literary essays), with the expectation that students will be able to understand and interpret primary literary texts; develop writing skills; and develop and organize interpretive essays through the use and evaluation of sources. ENG 101 courses will have a significant component of the course devoted to writing instruction and developing information literacy.
It is expected that in ENG 101 students will engage in revision, as well as write at least 15 pages of polished prose, and that they will engage in appropriate research activities. Click on “Skills Expectations” on the left for further explanation of expectations for basic writing-intensive courses and for courses developing basic information literacy.
ENG 101 may have more learning goals and objectives in addition to those associated with the Core.
Goals & Objectives – Pending.
ENG 101 Writing about Literature 3 credits
Introduces students to the study of literature as a creative expression of ideas. Students will sample literary work from the major genres (poetry, fiction, drama, literary nonfiction). They will develop a literary vocabulary, hone their critical and analytical skills and practice the writing process, including completion of a research assignment.