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The Short Story (ENG 256 (UG23))

Term: Spring 2024 (UNDG)


James W. BrennanShow MyInfo popup for James W. Brennan
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Tue-Thu, 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM (1/22/2024 - 5/13/2024) Location: MAIN (Surprenant Hall 132 - Lecture)


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 also examine cultural and historical contexts that influenced the authors.
Credits: 3
Prerequisite: ENG 102
Semester Offered: F/SU