2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
    Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog
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ENG 2223 - American Literature I*

3 Credits
Survey of American poetry, fiction, and essays from 1620 to 1865. Provides historical, biographical, and formal approaches to these works of American literature.

Prerequisite: ENG 1123 - English Composition II*  with a grade of “C” or better

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

1. Analyze and interpret works by representative American writers. (GEO 2, 3)
2. Critique various literary techniques, methods, and ideas. (GEO 2, 3)
3. Formulate how literature reflects culture and society. (GEO 2, 3, 4)
4. Write at least one interpretive paper. (GEO 1, 2, 3)
5. Compare works of major periods of American Literature with the characteristics of the periods. (GEO 1, 2, 3)

ACTS Equivalent Course Number: ENGL 2653



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