ENG 151: Reading Literature: Drama, Fiction, and Poetry
Students will read a variety of texts, with emphasis on identifying and understanding the difference between literary genres and forms. Accessible to students from every discipline, this course will cover some historical and cultural contexts of specific texts we read, the focus of the course will be on the literary artifacts and learning and applying the techniques and tools of literary analysis. In addition to the below texts, we will read A Streetcar Named Desire and watch the film adaptation starring Vivian Leigh and Marlon Brando. We will also have a guest speaker prior to our reading of Adam Johnson's The Orphan Master's Son. Professor Derek Ford (Education) will visit our class to discuss his recent trip to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.