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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
English (ENGL)
ENGL
3826
Toni Morrison and William Faulkner
Morrison and Faulkner
Fall 2016
3
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Lecture
Seminar
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30
Evelyn Schreiber, Gayle Wald
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Commonalities between the fictional and discursive practices of Toni Morrison and William Faulkner; specifically, how their texts reenact and resist racism and patriarchal structures, explore the ways in which memory and the past construct identity, experiment with style.
At the end of this course, students should be able to: 1. Think critically about the works of William Faulkner and Toni Morrison. They will have in-depth knowledge of one novel by each author and will write one paper on each of those novels to indicate their command of both authors' styles and themes. 2. Recognize and apply some of the key critical theory and discourse connected with literary analysis of these two authors. 3. Identify, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and employ information resources and/or other forms of supporting evidence appropriate and relevant to scholarship on these two authors. 4. Construct sound, probing questions and hypotheses appropriate to literary analysis. 5. Apply critical analytic and evaluative thinking to their own writing, through drafting, revising, and/or editing processes appropriate to literary analysis. 6. Apply critical analytic and evaluative thinking to the work of their classmates through collaborative practices such as peer review. 7. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of both authors through two oral presentations, including lecture, discussion questions, and recitations of key pa At the end of this course, students should be able to: 1. Think critically about the works of William Faulkner and Toni Morrison. They will have in-depth knowledge of one novel by each author and will write one paper on each of those novels to indicate their command of both authors' styles and themes. 2. Recognize and apply some of the key critical theory and discourse connected with literary analysis of these two authors. 3. Identify, analyze, synthesize, evaluate, and employ information resources and/or other forms of supporting evidence appropriate and relevant to scholarship on these two authors. 4. Construct sound, probing questions and hypotheses appropriate to literary analysis. 5. Apply critical analytic and evaluative thinking to their own writing, through drafting, revising, and/or editing processes appropriate to literary analysis. 6. Apply critical analytic and evaluative thinking to the work of their classmates through collaborative practices such as peer review. 7. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of both authors through two oral presentations, including lecture, discussion questions, and recitations of key passages from the novels.
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CCAS - GCR: Humanities
This course has been revised to require a significant oral component.
echacko (Thu, 14 Jan 2016 16:38:48 GMT): This course could not be approved for GPAC (oral communication) as the GPAC review committee does not meet to review new course proposals over the break.
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