ELIT1060-A Reading Literature: Myths    (Fall 2012)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 2 (08/25/2012 - 10/19/2012)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

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Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

This course teaches students the processes of close reading, analysis and interpretation of literature and invites students to make connections between literature and their experiences. Students learn to distinguish between reading for comprehension and reading for pleasure, to recognize key principles of storytelling, and to distinguish types of literary works. Introducing students to texts that are international and multicultural in scope as well as to Western literature, the course focuses on the repeatable, universal patterns that inform various literatures and cultures and the effects of various cultural myths on literary works.

Prerequisite: COSK1220

About The Instructor

Karen E. Holleran, M.A.
Part-Time Faculty
 English Department

holleran@rmu.edu
412-397-4200 phone
Hale Center 305

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