Literature and Composition | Grant Writing Courses | Online Courses

$95.00

Description:  The purpose of this course is to develop your understanding of the ways writers use language to provide meaning and pleasure; the focus of the course is “close critical analysis of imaginative literature,” which includes a study of a work’s structure, its style, its themes, an author’s use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, tone, etc. 

Prerequisite: 1st year student 

Learning Objectives: Students will 

  • understand a work’s complexity. 
  • analyze how that meaning is embodied in literary form. 
  • understand how particular literary elements or features contribute to meaning. 
  • explore relevant features of the text. 
  • develop complexity and sophistication in their writing. 
SKU: 3801-1 Categories: , Tag:

Description

Assessment: 

  • Write a 7 – 10 page Essay as an interpretation of a piece of literature that is based on a careful observation of textual details, considering the work’s: Structure, style, and themes The social and historical values it reflects and embodies Such elements as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, and tone. Submit within the first 6 weeks of starting this course. 
  • Write a second 7 – 10 page Essay as an interpretation of a piece of literature that is based on a careful observation of textual details, considering the work’s: Structure, style, and themes The social and historical values it reflects and embodies Such elements as the use of figurative language, imagery, symbolism, and tone. Submit within 3 months of  starting this course. 

Recommended Text: 

  • Literature & Composition: Reading – Writing – Thinking. 2010. Carol Jago and Renee H. Shea 
  • Spanish Composition Through Literature (6th Edition). 2010. Cándido Ayllón and Paul C. Smith 

Title