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ENGL1205 – Writing About Literature pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: Meets MnTC Goal Area 1. This course builds on the foundations of College Writing and provides students with additional opportunities to develop fluency in their writing through a process approach. Students will read critically from a variety of literary genres, explore meaning through academic research and respond through discussion and writing.
Prerequisites: ENGL1101
Corequisites: None
  1. Define genres of literature.
  2. Identify the conventions of literary genres.
  3. Analyze literature from various perspectives.
  4. Exhibit an awareness of context when analyzing a text.
  5. Exhibit increased openness to literary inquiry.
  6. Formulate informed questions about literature.
  7. Draw inferences from multiple primary and secondary academic resources.
  8. Respond critically via discussion and writing.
  9. Establish a position and synthesize information from sources to support that position.
  10. Apply ethical standards when writing.
  11. Document sources according to the standards of a discipline.
  12. Refine drafting, revising and editing skills.
  13. Develop style and voice through writing.
MnTC goal areas:
  • 1. Communication

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