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Drama
DRAMA
CLASS CODE: ENG 353 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Letters requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Explores literary study of plays, encompassing their historical, critical, and social contexts.
TAUGHT: Winter and Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Study of central works and major writers; drama in its historical, critical, and social contexts; drama as an art form and its impact on the human condition; language and imagination.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES:

  1. Understand and appreciate literature as a valuable source of intellectual, emotional, and aesthetic experience reflecting and enriching the human experience.
  2. Read literature within such contexts as nationality, historical period, ethnicity, and culture.
  3. Apply appropriate critical theories to literary texts.
  4. Continue developing library skills for literary research and document formal writing according to MLA guidelines.
  5. Integrate secondary texts into written work.
REQUIREMENTS: Extensive reading, discussion, and oral presentations. Interpretive and analytical papers, and creative/imitative writing using the form studied within the genre totaling 15 pages. MLA documentation.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001