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Children's Literature (ENG 200 (UG09))

Term: Spring Term 2010 (UNDG)


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Wed, 4:00 PM - 6:50 PM (1/20/2010 - 5/11/2010) Location: MAIN (Surprenant Hall 210 - Lecture Only)


3 credits
This course introduces students to the nature, variety, and artistry of children's stories. Students examine various modes of the genre and investigate why stories are necessary and popular teaching vehicles for the intellectual growth and development of children. Students discuss and explore numerous tales, fables, myths, and literary archetypes. Special emphasis is placed on selected visually orientated stories and their context in todays society. Students write individual reports and interact in panel discussions, commentary, and discussions of the merits of contemporary works.
Prerequisite: ENG 102. F/S/SU (LA)