ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 007
Term: WN 2008
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.

The goal of this class is to help prepare you for the writing you'll do in your college career and onward. To this end, we will produce several different kinds of essays — a very structured close reading, a less-structured creative response, and an analytical overview. We will study the 'rules' of writing and focus on craft, as well as discuss how one can develop the most compelling central questions. Language is key, which means you will do what it takes (practice, practice, practice) to write clear, compelling, sophisticated prose. Although we will dissect and discuss numerous works of literature and film, the core of the class will consist of peer-to-peer workshops, in which student-work is commented upon with respect and intelligence. Warning: this course requires absolute dedication, gut-wrenching perseverance and serious amounts of reading and writing time. A creative, analytical brain also helps. Here's a list of some material under consideration for the syllabus: Fiction Lost in the City (Edward P. Jones) Sonny's Blues (James Baldwin) Song of Solomon (Toni Morrison) Fight Club (Chuck Palahniuk) Coast of Chicago (Stuart Dybek) Childhood and Other Neighborhoods (Stuart Dybek) Drown (Junot Diaz) Jesus' Son (Denis Johnson) Rainbow Stories (William T. Vollman) Drama: Our lady of 121st Street — Stephen Adley Guirgis Street Car Named Desire (Tennessee Williams)

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Schedule Listing
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19151
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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19152
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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11819
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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11820
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MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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11821
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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11822
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MW 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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11823
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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11824
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MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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11825
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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21234
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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11826
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MW 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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19154
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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21235
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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11827
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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19162
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MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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11828
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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21236
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
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11829
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
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20254
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11830
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20255
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TuTh 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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20256
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
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19184
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20257
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21237
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MW 7:00PM - 8:30PM
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11831
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MWF 11:00AM - 12:00PM
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11832
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11833
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19185
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19186
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MWF 10:00AM - 11:00AM
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11834
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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20258
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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19187
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MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
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20259
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TuTh 7:00PM - 8:30PM
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20260
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MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
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