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Edmonds Community College    
 
    
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ENGL& 245 - American Literature II



5.0 Credits
Writings from the Civil War to World War I.
Prerequisite ENGL& 101 or instructor permission.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of literary concepts by identifying, describing, and analyzing the formal elements, techniques, genres, and cultural/historical context of American literary texts from 1860 through 1919.
  2. Reason clearly by applying critical reading methods and/or theories to analysis of American literary texts from 1860 through 1919 in order to understand, interpret and draw conclusions.
  3. Describe and explain ways that American literary texts from 1860 through 1919 shape and are shaped by cultural/historical contexts and trends.
  4. Describe and compare different perspectives on American experiences, values, ambitions, and environments as presented in diverse American literary texts 1860 through 1919.
  5. Support analysis and interpretation of literary texts by independently locating, using and citing relevant textual and contextual evidence.
  6. Apply composition principles independently by connecting ideas coherently, explaining them thoroughly, and arranging them logically.



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