Palm Beach State College

College Catalog 2017-2018

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LIT1000 - Introduction to Literature (AA)

Credits/Clock Hours:
3 credits (3 lecture hours)

Description:
In this course students will analyze readings from the basic genres of writing: fiction, non-fiction, poetry and drama. The course will provide students with the tools to sharpen their critical skills in reading, analyzing, and writing, while exploring the fundamental elements of literature--such as theme, plot, setting, characterization, and language. Students will also work on developing an appreciation for major writers and their influences. This process will also help students develop a deeper understanding of the importance of literature as both a reflection of and a contributor to the human experience. This course is a Gordon Rule writing course as defined by SB Rule 6a-10.030. The planning, organization, and writing of critical papers is covered. This course involves significant reading, writing, and discussion. (*)

Prerequisite: ENC1101 or its equivalent (with a grade of C or higher)

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