Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Aug 14, 2022  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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ENGL 208 - Women in Literature


(HUMD, GEIR, GEEL, GCP)

An introduction to literature by and about women from a multicultural perspective, focusing on women’s diverse experiences and backgrounds. Representative texts are studied in their 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.

3 semester hours

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

  • Identify the characteristics of literary traditions, authors, genres and themes of literature by and about women.
  • 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 literature by and about women.
  • 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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