Classes

Building upon students’ diverse skills, English 1020 prepares students for reading, research, and writing in college classes.

Critical reading of, and writing about, representative texts in prose, poetry, and drama by such writers as Herman Melville, Bernard Malamud, Toni Morrison, and Alison Bechdel.

 

Introduction to major themes and some major writers of African-American literature, emphasizing modern works. Reading and writing about representa­tive poetry, fiction, essays, and plays. 

Building upon students’ diverse skills, English 1020 prepares students for reading, research, and writing in college classes.

Introduction to techniques and forms of fiction through critical reading of, and writing about, short stories and novels.

Historical survey of American literature from the Civil War to the present.