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2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2017-2018 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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EH 102 - Introduction to Literature

An introductory survey course designed to deepen understanding and appreciation of the forms of literature, especially the novel, short story, poetry, and drama. Selected readings may include works by Faulkner, Joyce, Eliot, and Miller, as well as more contemporary writers like Toni Cade Bambara, Linda Pastan, and Marge Piercy.

Assignment Overview
  • Assignments: 4 Units
  • Interactivity: None
  • Final Assessment: Final Paper

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

  • Recognize what is unique about fiction, poetry, and drama.
  • Identify the style of selected authors and the content of their works.
  • Recognize what is unique about the literature of different time periods.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the diversity of values guiding writers and their works.


Credits: 3

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