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Introduction to Literary Analysis
LIT ANALYSIS
CLASS CODE: SPAN 339 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: FOREIGN LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Introduction to the major concepts, problems, issues and practices of literary study in Spanish.
TAUGHT: Fall, Winter, and Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: Literature, literary genres, and literary criticism will be duscussed.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: -Present a carefully considered personal response to the question: What is literature?
-Read representative works from the major literary genres in the literature of Spain and Spanish America.
-Explore major critical and theoretical approaches to literature, identifying those that are most useful in individual reading.
-Write in a way that reflects growth in the ability to comment insightfully on literary texts, to read literature with greater sophistication, and to express opinions and interpretations clearly and effectively orally and in writing.
REQUIREMENTS: Discussions, readers' theatre, lectures, debate, interpretive reading, readings, online discussions, student presentations, essays, memorization, article presentations, portfolio.
PREREQUISITES: Spanish 321.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002