World Literature - Casebook Studies of Universal Themes
This course will examine a variety of international literary works pertaining to common literary themes. Such themes will be explored through poetry, drama, fiction and/or non-fiction. Works not originally written in English will be read in translation.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
- ENG 101 with a minimum grade of 2.0 or minimum placement test score of 22 ACT or 108 CPT.
- ENG 102 and college-level reading recommended.
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Discover authors and titles of literary works from a variety of cultures around the world.
- Investigate global themes as they manifest themselves in literary works from world cultures.
- Conduct research about authors and works of world literature.
- Derive plausible evaluations of literary works from various world cultures.
- Interpret the artistic elements (character, plot, setting style, theme, etc.) of literary works.
- Relate course themes to current, global issues.
- Explore universal themes in world literature.
- Construct an oral presentation on one or more universal themes in world literature.
- Integrate primary and secondary sources into a documented research paper analyzing world literature.
Currently no sections of this class are being offered.