Critical Practices (ENGL*2120) | College of Arts

Critical Practices (ENGL*2120)

Code and section: ENGL*2120*01

Term: Fall 2023


This course guides students through a range of critical approaches and explores their implications for readings of a limited number of literary texts. The seminar's main areas of concentration are: (1) close reading, centering on the way a particular poem, work of fiction, or play works in its details and overall structure; (2) critical approaches and methodologies; (3) critical writing and discussion. (Choices of approaches and texts will be determined by individual instructors.) Writing- and presentation-intensive course.
Prerequisite(s): ENGL*1080