Critical Reading and Writing
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Introduces students to the theoretical principles and practical methodologies that promote critical reading and writing in a literary context. Drawing on the rich theoretical heritage of "close reading" as analysis students are taught not only how but why to engage texts more slowly, thoroughly, and deliberately, with a view to developing a practice of scholarly writing that grows from such careful reading strategies.

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