Oct 26, 2020
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
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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