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ENGL 227 - World Fiction


PREREQUISITES: ENGL 111 - English Composition  
PROGRAM: Liberal Arts
CREDIT HOURS MIN: 3
LECTURE HOURS MIN: 3
DATE OF LAST REVISION: Summer, 2011

This general survey course introduces the genre of fiction through a focus on world authors. It examines themes and literary devices present in novels and short stories.

MAJOR COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be expected to:

  1. Read an extensive sampling of fiction from around the world.
  2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of fictional elements.
  3. Identify, discuss, and analyze literary and artistic techniques found in selected works.
  4. Demonstrate awareness of recurring thematic concepts present in selected works.
  5. Recognize the diversity of worldviews of selected authors.


COURSE CONTENT: Topical areas of study include -  

  • Elements of fiction
  • Plot and conflict
  • Character
  • Point of view
  • Settings
  • Themes
  • Short stories/novels genres
  • Literary devices
  • Criticism

 
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