ELIT1060-J Reading Literature: Myths    (Spring 2013)

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Course Details
Section "J" of this course is connected to the Navajo Nation Service Learning trip to run from May 13-June 1, 2013. Students who plan to participate in the trip are required to take the course; however, students may take the course and not go on the trip. The cost of the service learning trip is in addition to tuition.

Session, Dates: 5 (03/11/2013 - 05/04/2013)

Days: W

Time: 06:00 - 08:00 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: Hale Center 106

Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

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

Edward Karshner, Ph.D.
Director, Communications Intensive Courses
 English Department
Associate Professor of English
 English Department

karshner@rmu.edu
412-397-6444 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 209

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