Composition II: Writing About Literature

ENG126 (Liberal Arts) Composition II: Writing About Literature 1 conference hr + 3 hrs. 3 crs. A composition course which takes literature as its subject matter, ENG 126 builds on the competencies developed in ENG 125, in close reading, argumentation, and writing from sources, and applies them in a new context. Students read a variety of short literary works including poetry, fiction, and/or drama, and practice responding to them in class, and writing about them both informally and formally. Students also produce a research paper related to themes or questions evoked by the literature. Students will spend one hour per week in conferences, collaborative learning activities, or peer review. Preq: ENG 125. This course may be offered as an online course. [Required Core: English Composition]