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Fall 2022
Mar 02,2024
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ENG 105_H - Introduction to Literature: Drama-Honors
Associated Term: Fall 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Distinguish between connotation and denotation and demonstrate how the connotative language helps shape major points of a literary text (poem, story, play)
2. Demonstrate an ability to read works of drama at both literal and figurative level
3. Use effective oral and written communication -- including at least one formal essay -- to express literary interpretations and evaluations -- developed independently and/or collaboratively
4. Produce a significant amount of interpretive and analytical writing using well-selected textual and other evidence
5. Utilize MLA, APA, or equivalent standard style sheet documentation when needed, and edited Standard American English
6. Gain the ability to respond emotionally and intellectually to plays as a reader and a real-life viewer
7. Be willing to extend consciousness and deepen insight in the possibilities of what it means to be a human being 8. Understand a wide range of dramatic terms such as catharsis, dramatic irony, theater of the absurd, etc.
9. Better appreciate the development of character and theme as well as the multiplicity of meaning that lies below the surface plot
10. Demonstrate ability to use interpretive frameworks to investigate contextual meanings of literature
Required Materials: Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to: 1. Distinguish between connotation and denotation and demonstrate how the connotative language helps shape major points of a literary text (poem, story, play) 2. Demonstrate an ability to read works of drama at both literal and figurative level. 3. Use effective oral and written communication -- including at least one formal essay -- to express literary interpretations and evaluations -- developed independently and/or collaboratively 4. Produce a significant amount of interpretive and analytical writing using well-selected textual and other evidence 5. Utilize MLA, APA, or equivalent standard style sheet documentation when needed, and edited Standard American English 6. Gain the ability to respond emotionally and intellectually to plays as a reader and a real-life viewer 7. Be willing to extend consciousness and deepen insight in the possibilities of what it means to be a human being. 8. Understand a wide range of dramatic terms such as catharsis, dramatic irony, theater of the absurd, etc. 9. Better appreciate the development of character and theme as well as the multiplicity of meaning that lies below the surface plot. 10. Demonstrate ability to use interpretive frameworks to investigate contextual meanings of literature.
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