NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ENGL 2320 - US Literature II

This course concludes the survey of American Literature begun in ENGL 2310 and covers authors from 1870 to the present.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

General Education Requirement: Humanities
Comments: This course does not meet UW’s Human Culture requirement unless transferred as part of an Associate degree.

English Advanced Writing course with a “C” or better, or instructor consent

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ENGL 2320 US Literature II, the student will:

  1. Connect the literature before 1870 to the literature after 1870.
  2. Define realism, naturalism, modernism and post-modernism.
  3. Identify the major authors of each period.
  4. Articulate the influences of world events on the literature of the time.
  5. Sketch the major literary upheavals that occurred in the twentieth century.
  6. Explain the differences between the poetry and prose fiction of the period.
  7. Interpret the complex meanings in the literature of the period.

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