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LIT-2060 American Literature II

This course introduces the major works of American writers of the United States from the late 19th century to the mid-20th century. The emphasis is on the literary movement called Realism and the societal factors that contributed to the movement, such as the Civil War and the Reconstruction period, increased industrialization, and the influences of Sigmund Freud and Charles Darwin. In addition, there will be a discussion of the literary techniques that writers employ and the reading strategies necessary to understand and enjoy literature.

Advisory: Students should have successfully completed English Composition I and II prior to enrolling.

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Credits: 3

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