ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 009
Term: WN 2011
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
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

We will read and write about the complex vocabularies and traditions that comprise African-American literature and rhetoric in the 20th and 21st centuries. Given this topic’s inherent complexity, and the skill good writers employ in constructing narratives about Black life and identity in the U.S., a serious consideration of this topic will help us to identify the kinds of arguments smart readers find compelling. By analyzing the internal grammar of good arguments, we will ourselves write smarter and more original academic prose. Towards these ends, we will dissect the rhetorical strategies and organizational structures of a variety of literary genres, and explore the literary and rhetorical possibilities of websites, movies, photographs, museum exhibits, advertisements and comic books.

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
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