EN 201 Introduction to Literature
S1T 2013 DL
Edwards, Gregory M.
Senior Adjunct Faculty
BA English, University of Missouri-Kansas CityMA Literature, Baker University
(816) 721-3535 (CST)
01/14/2013 - 03/10/2013
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I believe that literature is a reflection of what it means to be human. By reading and analyzing literature, such as the works we find in our text, we can learn about ourselves (individual and collective), our past, and our potential for the future. We must keep an open mind, and we must be willing to explore the worlds that appear before us. To examine the works created by others we need companionship for dialogue and feedback, we therefore come together as a class to share in the journey.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
The core assessment for En 201 is a critical paper consisting of 5-8 pages of original literary analysis using personal insights and primary and secondary sources. MLA documentation, including a Work Cited page, is also required. A minimum of 3 sources are required, and must include a range of types of sources, including online and traditional print sources. The core assessment must account for no less than 25 % of the final grade.
The rubric for this assignment is included below.
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