Introduction to Literature


At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Articulate the origins of literature and purposes of the study of literature
  • Describe thinking skills associated with the study of literature
  • Explain how to research and write about literature
  • Describe the nature of fiction
  • Analyze a work of fiction
  • Critique a work of fiction
  • Describe the nature of poetry
  • Analyze a poem
  • Critique a poem
  • Describe the nature of drama
  • Analyze a work of drama
  • Critique a drama

This class includes the following eText:

  • Kennedy and Gioia, The Literature Collection: An eText (2013); ISBN: 9780321838803