ENG201 – Literature and the Art of the Narrative

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About ENG201 – Literature and the Art of the Narrative

This course explores the ways in which writers use different media to tell stories and relate cultural and universal experiences to readers. Media represented in this course include a short story, a graphic novel, a television series, a film, a video game, and a novel. The course provides guided practice in analyzing and discussing narrative techniques through collaborative authorship, peer review, blogging, and out-of-class written projects.

Topics Covered In Course

ENG201 Topics

  • Understand narrative theory and engage with texts at a sophisticated and empathetic level
  • Analyze narrative techniques across different forms in order to boost one’s own abilities in authorship
  • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content
  • Draft and execute a comparative literary analysis essay, demonstrating proficiency in critical thinking and the ability to articulate a supported argument with attention to correctness in grammar, word choice, mechanics, and formatting


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Enrollment Deadline - July 24, 2023!

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