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The Short Story (ENG 256 (UG21))

Term: Fall 2021 (UNDG)


James W. BrennanShow MyInfo popup for James W. Brennan
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Tue-Thu, 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM (9/8/2021 - 12/21/2021) Location: MAIN (Remote Learning - Remote Learning)


This course focuses on reading and analyzing short stories by renowned writers from various cultures. Students participate in class discussions and write papers to demonstrate close reading skills, to express individual interpretation, and to understand the common themes and unique literary characteristics of the genre. Students examine cultural and historical contexts that influenced the authors and view films based on the literary selections to enlarge their perceptions of themes, characters, and settings.

Prerequisite: ENG 102. F/SU