ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 034
Term: FA 2009
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Course Note:
This course studies the intersection between critical thinking and persuasive writing, and, using literary texts as the point of reference, takes as its goal the development of the student's skill at writing cogent expository and argumentative prose.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The course’s focus is on writing at the college level, and as such it introduces students to the level of critical thinking required for excellence college composition. Critical thinking beyond the level of summary or ideas supported by quick examples is the ground of academic argument, and this form of argument entails close reading of texts to develop ideas for argument in essay form. Hence, our course will focus on the production of essay arguments through critical thinking and close reading. The literature we read will center on the theme of loss and the process of letting go. Readings will include the following:  O'Brien, The Things They Carried; Sebold, The Lovely Bones; Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close; Baxter, The Feast of Love; Strunk and White, The Elements of Style. 

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
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Note: Students (enrolled and waitlisted) must attend BOTH the first AND second days of class or they will be dropped immediately for non-attendance.
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NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


ISBN: 0316168815
The lovely bones : a novel, Author: Alice Sebold., Publisher: Back Bay Books 1st Back B 2004
Required
ISBN: 9780618711659
Extremely loud & incredibly close, Author: Jonathan Safran Foer., Publisher: Mariner Books 1st Marine 2006
Required
ISBN: 9780767902892
The things they carried : a work of fiction, Author: by Tim O'Brien., Publisher: Broadway Books 1st Broadw 1998
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ISBN: 9780375709104
The feast of love., Author: Charles Baxter., Publisher: Vintage Books 1st Vintag 2000
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ISBN: 9780205309023
The elements of style with revisions, an introduction, and a chapter on writing, Author: by William Strunk Jr., E.B. White., Publisher: Longman 4 ed. 2000
Required
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