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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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E600 Ways of Reading (3 cr.)

In this course students examine the role of the reader in literary interpretation.  The course considers how diverse audience perspectives as well as the application of theoretical and other critical lenses help construct the life of the text.

Upon completion of this course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Evaluate key concepts in literary and cultural theory.
  2. Analyze how individual readings reflect and/or challenge theoretical assumptions about language and literature.
  3. Reconstruct the critical conversation surrounding a work.
  4. Contribute a critical reading that is effectively situated within an existing critical conversation.

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