ENGL 419 (1SY) - How to Read Anything

How to Read Anything

Durham   Liberal Arts :: English
Online Course Delivery Method: Scheduled meeting time, Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Full Term (02/01/2021 - 05/11/2021)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 50984
Whether epic or tweet, song lyric or script, English 419 prepares you for close, detailed, and critical readings and for writing with clarity and precision. You?ll discover selected prose, poetry, plays and films from across the English-speaking world throughout history. Whatever your major, this course develops skills in research, writing, and critical thinking. Prerequisite (with minimum grade of C) for declaring one of the four majors or two options offered in the English Department.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Equivalent(s): ENGL 419H
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Instructors: Diane Freedman

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
2/1/2021 5/11/2021 MW 3:40pm - 5:00pm ONLINE
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Spring 2021 Detailed Description:

English 419 covers a range of literary genres, approaches, and time periods. It aims to improve your academic reading, writing, speaking, thinking, and vocabulary skills while specifically providing increased familiarity with and skills to analyze and discuss various authors and literary works in our anthology.  Lecture and discussion (live, on zoom), writing-intensive (papers submitted online), this course serves as a prerequisite, with a minimum grade of C, to declare an English major. This section may also count towards the major or minor in Women’s Studies. Course requirements include attendance, eager participation, four essays, a reading journal, student teaching sessions, and attendance at literary readings (which are fun and will earn students extra credit!). Limited to 20.