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Course Description

This is a transfer literature class which examines the history of women as writers and distinguishes themes in women's literature using the tools of literary criticism. PREREQUISITE: Eligible for English 1A.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and assess the aesthetic contributions of women writers to the field of literature
  • Interpret and analyze literature with particular focus on the variety of themes, imagery, and characterizations found in women's literature
  • Research and evaluate literary criticism, biographical and historical information about the authors and texts considered
  • Write poetry, drama, or fiction reflecting on the themes of the literature under discussion.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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