ENGLISH 125 - College Writing
Section: 103
Term: SP 2010
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Course Note:
A study of rhetoric, both as a body of principles, and as a practical art, emphasizing the writing of expository and argumentative essays.
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F, W, Sp, Su.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This introduction to college composition will focus on texts that have become films. In considering each of these texts and their films, we will focus on three different forms of essay: exposition, analysis, and narration/description. In considering these different essay forms will focus on the basics of a successful college essay: thesis, close reading of evidence, use of evidence to develop insightful and convincing claims, and the development of conclusions that answer the "So what?" question. Note that in a six week course, we will give approximately two weeks for each work and the writing of its essay; student should be prepared to read at a good clip.

Required texts:

  • Ken Kesey, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, Good Will Hunting
  • Michael Lewis, The Blind Side

ENGLISH 125 - College Writing
Schedule Listing
101 (REC)
MWF 8:00AM - 10:00AM
Note: All 125 courses will be Instructor Consent after the 1st class meeting.
102 (REC)
MWF 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: All 125 courses will be Instructor Consent after the 1st class meeting.
103 (REC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Note: All 125 courses will be Instructor Consent after the 1st class meeting.
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