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2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2014-2015 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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EH 204 - American Literature II

A review of selected readings by late nineteenth and twentieth century authors up to the present, with an emphasis on works that are representative of central trends in modern fiction, including regionalism, realism, naturalism, and psychological realism. Selected readings may include works by Twain, Crane, Harte, Eliot, Frost, Fitzgerald and Hemingway.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 5 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Boards

Course Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Understand literature as an expression of human values within a historical and social context. 
  • Recognize important American writers and characteristics of their work.
  • Plan, write, and revise short critical responses about literature with good insights and suitable argument, organization, evidence, and analysis. 

Credits: 3

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