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Spring 2020 Catalog 
Spring 2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 250 - American Novel 1900 to the Present

Credit Hours: 3

A study in the development of the genre with novels representing 20th and 21st century American views, ideas, and problems.

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

  • use and define terminology relevant to the genre;
  • demonstrate through discussion and written work an understanding of the historical framework of the modern American novel;
  • demonstrate through discussion and written work a knowledge of common archetypes, patterns, and themes of modern American novels;
  • demonstrate knowledge of the style, technique, thematic considerations, and cultural context of the writers studied; and
  • write cogent analytic essays, offering examination of the text(s) that enhances others’ reading of it/them.

F/S (C, N, S)