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Fall 2014 Catalog 
Fall 2014 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 111 - Composition and Interpretation of Literature

Credit Hours: 3

A course designed to assist the student in understanding and appreciating fiction, drama and poetry. Stress will be placed on oral and written criticism.

Fulfills the following SUNY General Education categories: 

  • The Arts
  • Humanities

Note: a course can only be used to fulfill one General Education category.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • recognize and utilize the major elements of a short story: style, character, setting, point of view, plot, structure, and theme;
  • demonstrate, in oral discussion and in writing, an awareness of various poetic structures including stanzaic structures, types of rhyme, types of meter, and grammatical structures employed in poetry;
  • utilize poetic forms effectively;
  • demonstrate, orally and in writing, critical skills and appreciation for superior creative writing; and
  • demonstrate, through journal writing, readings, and discussion, the development of a beginning understanding of aesthetics.

Prerequisites: EN 110 or EN 120 or permission of the instructor.
F/S (C, N, S)