Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    Oct 26, 2020  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog
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ENGL 231 - Introduction to Modern Poetry


(HUMD, GEIR, GEEL, GCP)

A survey of poetry from the late 19th century through the mid-20th century that characterizes the Modernist style. Representative texts are studied in their literary, historical, and socio-political contexts. Students read, analyze, and respond critically to texts in class discussions, examinations, and essays. 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 231.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the evolving characteristics of the modern poetry’s literary traditions, authors, and themes from the mid-18th century to the contemporary period.
  • 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 modern poetry from the mid-18th century to the contemporary period.
  • 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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