2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    May 29, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 298 - Writing About Literature

Credits: 3
ENG 298 focuses on prose, poetry, and drama in order to provide the tools students need for continued literary study. The course introduces basic literary terms, and various methods for analyzing texts.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. Demonstrate the ability to apply the basic terms and strategies necessary to effective interpretation of prose, poetry, and drama.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic elements of each genre, including narrative and lyric poetry, short stories, memoirs, and novels in prose, and tragic and comic drama.
  3. Recognize the elements common to most prose, including point of view, plot, character, setting, and theme.
  4. Recognize various schools of literary criticism and their role in literary study.
  5. Use common literary terms properly.
  6. Demonstrate ability to write an analytic paper about a work of literature, incorporating textual evidence.

Prerequisite: ENG 100  or ENG 101  or ENG 101H  or ENG 110  or ENG 113  with a grade of C- or higher; or Department Chair or Instructor approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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