ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 040
Term: FA 2008
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This section is designed to provide a rigorous introduction to college level writing. In this class you will develop your writing skills through a variety of activities including large- and small-group discussion, peer reviews and workshops of one another's work, small-scale writing assignments and several extended essays. You will gain experience in constructing a strong thesis, structuring papers in a logical and organized manner, improving style and mechanics so as to write clearly and effectively, and revising and rewriting drafts. The primary goal of the course is to learn the skills necessary to write clear and insightful academic essays. As this course places focus on literary analysis, particular attention will be paid to learning close reading and how to use textual evidence in support of an argument. This particular section is built around the theme of technology. As technology plays an increasingly important role in modern life, depictions and discussions of technology have become ever more prominent in literary works. Technological advancements may be seen as threatening or as beneficial. Depending on one's perspective, technological development can bring people closer together or alienate people from one another. And, as information technology progresses at an extraordinary rate, machines provide a means by which to investigate what it means to be human. In addition to our writing goals, therefore, a secondary goal of this course will be to analyze these issues as they appear in a variety of stories, novels, poems, plays and essays. Possible authors to be read include Franz Kafka, Isaac Asimov, Phillip K. Dick, Michael Frayn, Walt Whitman, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud.

Required texts: Copenhagen by Michael Frayn (ISBN 0385720793) Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick (ISBN 0345404475) Coursepack (to be available at AccuCopy)

Recommended texts: The Little, Brown Essential Handbook (Sixth Edition) by Jane E. Aaron (ISBN 0205591418) Used copies of The Little, Brown Essential Handbook, Copenhagen, and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? can be found online at a slightly lower cost.

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
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