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ENGL 414. Advanced Studies in American Multicultural Literature

Credits: 3
Department: English
Description: In-depth study of the literature of one or more groups, such as American Indian, African American, Asian American, Jewish American, Chicano/a Mexican American, and European American.
Prerequisites: ENGL 215, ENGL 216, ENGL 315, ENGL 316, or ENGL 317.
Semester Offered: DEMAND
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Interpret texts as readers and writers in light of fictional elements (narrative point of view, imagery, tone, etc.).
2. Locate and explicate stylistic and philosophical similarities and dissimilarities, as gathered from texts as well as other primary and secondary sources.
3. Analyze the importance of folk culture, such as storytelling, to both literary production and craftsmanship.
4. Assess the import of gender, race, ethnicity, or nationality to the eye-view of the author.
5. Identify the causes and effects of bifurcated identities.

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