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
Only listed campus in section: Durham, Manchester
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course, Inquiry (Discovery)
Additional Course Details:
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.