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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 236 - Images of Women in Literature

Credit Hours: 3

Explores male and female authors and their voices in the novel, short story, poetry, drama, and/or film. The course analyzes the motivations and achievements of authors and their characters in light of the historical backdrop of the work, and with emphasis on the portrayal of women.

Fulfills the following SUNY General Education categories: 

  • The Arts
  • Humanities

Course Outcomes
Achievement in this course is marked by students’ ability to demonstrate through oral and written exposition:

  • knowledge of the social, historical, and cultural implications of the contributions of women in literature;
  • knowledge of the social, historical, and cultural context upon the evolution of women in literature;
  • understanding of the process of analysis of women’s contributions to literature;
  • understanding of relevant literary criticism; and
  • facility with research and documentation of source material.

F/S (C, N, S)