Lit1000 - introduction to literature (aa) credits/clock hours: 3 credits (3 lecture hours) description: in this course students will analyze readings from the basic genres of writing: fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama. Course introduces students to the study of literature through critical reading and analysis in multiple literary genres content includes terminology and methods for literary analysis and evaluation as well as discussion of social, intellectual, and historical influences on literary works readings. Two very good 'introduction to literature' websites are a guide to the study of literature available on the website of brooklyn college, and basics of english studies posted on the web by the english studies department of the university of freiburg. Definition of literature • looking at the previous dictionary definitions of literature, we may define literature generally as any body of written works that is written and produced in any country, language or age for a specific purpose such as information, education or entertainment to the reader, which can be fictional or non-fictional in. Table of contents course contents about this course course contents at a glance faculty resources request access module 1: genre introduction.
Analyze literature by addressing theme, character, conflict, setting, point of view, language, tone and sound, as appropriate to the work textbooks and materials literature, an introduction to fiction, poetry and drama (12 th edition. The most wide-ranging collection of its kind, the norton introduction to poetry offers a complete course in reading and writing about poetry that is designed to appeal to students of all backgrounds, abilities, and interests. She also interned in literature and classical studies at oxford university press and worked for a theatrical company in the theater district she is an assistant editor at the curator magazine and periodically teaches drama to elementary students.
Goals 1 introducing the students to different kinds of literary works (genres)2 introducing the students to the structural elements of a literary work. Introduction to literature symbolism to convey meaning the way a reader analyzes a story is a direct result of the experiences that he or she has had, as well as, his or her environment (clugston, 2010. Lit100 introduction to literature lead faculty: dr julie wilhelm course description an overview of the main genres of literature, including fiction, poetry and drama. Learn introduction to literature with free interactive flashcards choose from 500 different sets of introduction to literature flashcards on quizlet. An introduction to literature, criticism and theory avoids what is so frequently tiresome or intimidating about 'theory', offering instead an introduction that is consistently entertaining, thought provoking and surprising.
Introduction to literature 6 these lessons feature readings carefully selected from various categories of british literature after each portion of reading are dozens of questions and plenty of. The bedford introduction to literature michael meyer resources teaching manual see more like this the bedford introduction to literature : reading, thinking, writing by michael m new (other. A market leader for more than 30 years, barnet's introduction to literature continues to uphold the traditions that have made it a success— a rich blend of both classic and contemporary selections as well as barnet's signature how-to instruction on the elements of literature and the.
Literature has been a central experience for the majority of mit's undergraduates for more than 25 years: over that time approximately 75 percent of all undergraduates have studied the subject. Literature exists to communicate significant experience--significant because it is concentrated and organized its function is not to tell us about experience but to allow us to imaginatively to participate in it. 3 credits prerequisites: enc 1101 composition i with a grade of c or higher a survey of literature across a variety of genres, historical periods, and cultures this course examines the important role literary works have played in shaping individuals' lives as well as their cultural and ideological influences on society.