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Edmonds Community College    
 
    
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
2017-2018 Academic Catalog
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ENGL& 246 - American Literature III



5.0 Credits
Writings from the Roaring Twenties to the assassination of President Kennedy.
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 1920-1963.
  2. Reason clearly by applying critical reading methods and/or theories to analysis of American literary texts from 1920-1963 in order to understand, interpret and draw conclusions.
  3. Describe and explain ways that American literary texts from 1920-1963 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 1920-1963.
  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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