ENGLISH 124 - Academic Writing and Literature
Section: 025 Unreliable Narratives
Term: WN 2018
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

In this class, we will read poems, short stories, and a short novel that feature distinctive—potentially deceptive—narrative points of view. From encounters with untrustworthy first-person narrators to multiply-voiced stories with ambiguous turns, we will consider how and why authors choose to build stories around unreliable or complex points of view. These explorations of the inner workings of story-telling will lead us to consider how fictional approaches to audience, authority, and authenticity can apply to your own expository writing.

Through class discussion, readings that include literary critical essays, writing exercises, and peer review activities, we will focus on both the mechanics of argumentative writing (developing a strong thesis, supporting your claims with evidence, evaluating and incorporating outside sources, identifying your audience, producing clear and concise prose) and the mechanics of the writing process itself (brainstorming, prewriting, drafting, revising, responding to others, receiving feedback). By the end of the semester, you will be equipped with a suite of strategies for negotiating your relationship to a variety of audiences, strategies that will help you throughout your college career and beyond.

ENGLISH 124 - Academic Writing and Literature
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ISBN: 9780375758133
Passing, Author: Nella Larsen ; introduction by Ntozake Shange ; critical foreword by Mae Henderson., Publisher: Modern Library 2001 Moder 2001
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