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ENGL 246
Literature of the British Isles


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Humanites Performance/Fine Arts]

Lecture Hours:50


Description
An introduction to some of the English texts that launched the West's rich literary traditions, starting over 1000 years ago and covering up to the mid-20th century. Sampling essays, poems, historical texts, stories, memoirs, speeches, plays, and a novel, the course features a wide variety of works from authors representing the British Isles including England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. [H]

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Identify the major characteristics of British literature from 700-1945 C.E.
  • Competently employ literary terminology.
  • Appraise the ways which the English language has evolved over the centuries and why it works as it does today.
  • Evaluate the ways that literature's insights can be relevant culturally and personally.
  • Critique the literature by presenting and clarifying opinions and responses to reading through use of textual evidence and other rhetorical devices.
  • Apply several different literary critical approaches to class texts.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ENGL 246
    Fall 2014
    1520
    Denise Ortiz
    ENGL 246
    Fall 2013
    1520
    Denise Ortiz


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
     
    X
    X
     
     
     
    X
    X
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.