ENGL 2150 - World Literature II: Masterpieces of Modern Literature
This course studies representative classics of world literature from the realistic period to the present, emphasizing analysis and critical thinking to achieve an overview of the major philosophical, historical, and social changes of the period.
Instructional Method Lecture
General Education Requirement: Global Diversity / Humanities
Comments: This course does not meet UW’s Human Culture requirement unless transferred as part of an Associate degree.
Concurrent enrollment in, or completion of, an Advanced Writing class, or instructor consent
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ENGL 2150 World Literature II: Masterpieces of Modern Literature , the student will:
- Cultivate an awareness, through the study of literature from both Western and non-Western countries, of the universality of the human experience.
- Examine the development and the interrelationship of the historical, cultural, and philosophical forces which affect written expression.
- Develop the ability to understand, appreciate, and enjoy quality literature.
- Acquire familiarity with some of the most respected literature and authors of the late-nineteenth century through the present.
- Generate an understanding of relevant literary criticism from the periods/works of literature studied.
PO#1 Write well-developed college-level documents tailored to a specific writing situation.
PO#3 Apply appropriate concepts and terminology to different types and major periods of literature.
PO#4 Analyze various forms of literature and the role literature plays in life, culture, and history.
PO#5 Evaluate information from various forms, genres, and time periods to comment upon the universal and individual human experiences.
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