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LIT-302 Advanced American Literature II

This upper-level course is an in-depth study of American literature beginning with the regional realism of the late 19th century and ending with the literature of the 60s counterculture and the continuing search for identity in literature today. Well-known writers are included as well as significant writers who are less often studied. The course involves analysis of texts and synthesis of readings as well as a significant amount of writing. Students write a documented research paper as a Capstone project.

Advisory: This is an upper-level literature class. Students should be familiar with the vocabulary and conventions of literary analysis as well as the correct use of Modern Language Association (MLA) style documentation. Before enrolling in an upper-level literature course, students are strongly encouraged to complete ENC-102: English Composition II and one or more introductory literature courses and/or have equivalent knowledge.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (LIT-302-OL):
Jul 2020,  Sep 2020,  Nov 2020,  Mar 2021

Credits: 3

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