Modern American Literature
ENGL 240: Modern American Literature
12 credits and English 100 or English 101 and C in one of English 108, English 110, English 121, English 131
This course is the study of the forms of Modern American Literature. Prose, poetry and drama may be included in the course. Students will study material that illustrates and criticizes some of the most common themes in American writing, including the American Dream, rugged individualism, the road west, and race relations. Students will demonstrate informed literary analysis and proper use of appropriate terminology through oral presentations and written essays.