ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 013
Term: WN 2009
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:

Reading and Writing the Journey: In this section we will explore how we use the concept of “the journey” in the stories we tell about ourselves and our world. We will read, discuss, and write about different kinds of journeys—physical journeys (travel writing, exploration), spiritual journeys (pilgrimage), and metaphorical journeys (life as a journey, the college experience as a journey). Our material will span several centuries, and we will read a variety of genres. This is primarily a writing course designed to help prepare you for college writing. Lots and lots of informal writing both in and out of class, including reading responses and free-writes, will be the foundation for several more formal graded essays. Although some of the assignments for the class will require literary analysis—writing about writing—you will also have the opportunity to write in other genres, including composing your own journey narrative. The goals the class will include developing good writing habits that you can take with you as you go forward on your own college journey and beyond, such as (but not limited to) thorough and thoughtful drafting, active reading, genuine questioning, and peer- and self-editing. By the end of the term you will have produced 20-30 pages of revised, polished prose.

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
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Coursepack Location:
DOLLAR BILL COPYING, 611 CHURCH ST
ISBN: 0375703675
Dear exile : the true story of two friends separated (for a year) by an ocean, Author: Hilary Liftin and Kate Montgom, Publisher: Vintage Books 1st ed. 1999
Required
Other Textbook Editions OK.
ISBN: 9780321244017
The little Penguin handbook, Author: Faigley, Lester, 1947-, Publisher: Pearson Longman 2007
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