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LIT-301 Advanced American Literature I

This course is an in-depth study of early American literature. It begins with the study of Native American literature and the literature of the early explorers and settlers, and it ends with an examination of works that explore issues of race and freedom at the time of the American Civil War. The course involves analysis and synthesis of readings as well as a significant amount of writing. Students write a documented research paper as a Capstone project.

Advisory: This is an upper-level literature class. Students should be familiar with the vocabulary and conventions of literary analysis as well as the correct use of Modern Language Association (MLA) style documentation. Before enrolling in an upper-level literature course, students are strongly encouraged to complete English Composition II and one or more introductory literature courses and/or have equivalent knowledge.

Study Methods:

Online Courses (LIT-301-OL):
Dec 2019,  Feb 2020

Semester Hours: 3

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