English 121: Introduction to the Novel

Introduction to the Novel

English 121: Introduction to the Novel
English 12 (C+) or English 100 (C) or English 101 (C)

This course is an introduction to the study of the novel and to the principles and practice of expository writing. The majority of the novels studied will be from the late-19th century until now. Students will develop a critical understanding of the literary and cultural dimensions and contexts of the genre and will also develop skills in literary analysis, focusing on the expression of this analysis in essay form, while using terminology appropriate to the genre.