ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 005
Term: WN 2010
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:

This section is an introductory class in literature with an emphasis on writing skills.  It will not attempt to be an introductory survey of English literature; rather, it will concentrate on developing ways to think—and to write—about texts.  While some attention will be given to the basic techniques of literary analysis, the class is by and large an opportunity to learn how to write intelligently about what you read and thereby to cultivate your own critical voice.  Consequently, much of our attention and energy will be directed towards the different stages of writing: drafting, revising, and editing.  Throughout the term, you will receive guidance on your writing and give thoughtful advice to your peers on theirs.  We will also discuss current protocols of research and documentation (e.g., how to use reference works, how to compile a bibliography, how to incorporate secondary sources into your essays, etc.).  We will read a wide range of texts—poetry, essays, short stories, novels, films—but also work on crafting written responses to those texts along several lines: in reading journals, in essays of varying length, and in class exercises.

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Schedule Listing
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MWF 9:00AM - 10:00AM
NOTE: Data maintained by department in Wolverine Access. If no textbooks are listed below, check with the department.


Coursepack Location:
AccuCopy, 518 E. William St., 769-8338.
Note:
Instructor will notify students when course pack is ready
ISBN: 0451528247
The classic slave narratives, Author: edited and with an introduction by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Publisher: Signet Classics 2002
Required
ISBN: 0684829460
Dora : an analysis of a case of hysteria, Author: Sigmund Freud ; with an introduction by the editor, Philip Rieff., Publisher: Simon & Schuster 1st Touchs 1997
Required
ISBN: 0192833669
Frankenstein, or, The modern Prometheus : the 1818 text, Author: Mary Shelley ; edited with introduction and notes by Marilyn Butler., Publisher: Oxford University Press 1998
Required
ISBN: 0312593244
A pocket style manual, Author: Diana Hacker., Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's 5th ed. 2009
Optional
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