Course Descriptions

ENG 217 - Women in Literature

3 Credits

Literature in which the roles of women are significant and help explain contemporary attitudes. The works for reading and discussion are selected from many cultures, and cover the period from Biblical to modern times. Three class hours. (SUNY-H)

Prerequisite(s): English 101 with a C or better, or placement into English 200, or instructor permission.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Discuss how the unique experiences of women influence their writings.
2. Analyze representations of women in literature.
3. Describe various contexts that influence the representation of women in literature.
4. Write a thesis-driven essay using literature as a primary source.
5. Apply appropriate formal conventions when writing about literature.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2017
Intersession 2018
Spring Semester 2018