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2021-22 Catalog 
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ENGL 226 - Literature & Current Issues I

5 CR

Explores major themes and ideas found in literature framed by a chosen current social issue. Selected literature presents the issue from a variety of perspectives and promote a historical, cultural and philosophical understanding of the material on its own terms and in relation to a larger body of literature.

Recommended: ENGL 101  and any 100 level literature course.
Course Outcomes
  • Demonstrate an awareness of a cultural attitudes, social/political forces, philosophical attitudes presented in the literature from a particular Current Issue.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of varying points of view within this current issue
  • Identify major themes and ideas
  • Recognize how style relates to content in various writers’ works
  • Apply the analytical process to literary works
  • Apply writing skills to analyzing literature

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