NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Mar 26, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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ENGL 2420 - Intro to Short Story/Novel

This course provides exposure to both short and long fiction with an emphasis on the elements that create strong examples of both. It is an introductory-level prose fiction class.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

General Education Requirement: Humanities
Comments: This course fulfills the Human Culture requirement at UW.

ENGL 1010 English I with a grade of “C” or better

Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of ENGL 2420 Introduction to Short Story/Novel, the student will:

  1. Differentiate between long and short prose fiction.
  2. Explain both text and subtext in appropriate literary terms.
  3. Elucidate significant themes in prose fiction.
  4. Demonstrate connections between fiction and human existence.
  5. Write about literature and story and their place in human culture.
  6. Articulate how literature provides understanding of the past.
  7. Compare authors’ use of literary devices.
  8. Incorporate research to extend knowledge about a piece of literature and its author.
  9. Engage in exploratory writing-to-learn activities.
  10. Produce formal writing-to-show-knowledge assignments.

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