Oct 31, 2020
ENGL 205 - Masterpieces of Asian Literature
(HUMD, GEIR, GEEL, GCP)
Epics, drama, poetry, stories, novels, and essays of Near East, Southeast, and Far East Asia. Students read basic texts for class discussion and prepare papers in areas with special appeal to themselves. PREREQUISITE(S): A grade of C or better in ENGL 101 or ENGL 101A or consent of department. Three hours lecture/discussion each week. Formerly EN 215.
3 semester hours
Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:
- Identify the characteristics of Asian literary traditions, authors, genres, and themes.
- Apply various literary terms to discuss, interpret, and analyze representative texts.
- Respond to, explicate, analyze, and evaluate literary texts.
- Express well supported opinions of texts and use a style appropriate for academic discourse using formal writing of three pages or more.
- Understand and apply the political, socio-cultural or historical contexts of Asian literature.
- Synthesize connections between individual texts and a variety of literary interpretations, including secondary critical texts.
- Cite sources in essays using standard documentation procedures.
- Utilize technology in assignments.
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