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ENGL 162  Modern Prose Fiction ll: Pathways Through Fiction  Units: 3.00  
A study of critical Pathways through Fiction (including historical, gender, sociological, mythological, and postmodernist) in a selection of short stories and novels written in the twentieth century. This course will acquaint students with various critical approaches for reading, interpreting, and writing about modern and contemporary prose fiction. NOTE ENGL 162 is offered in the Winter term, and is linked to ENGL 161, which is offered in the Fall; although students are encouraged to enrol in both 161 and 162, these are separate courses that can be taken on their own.
Learning Hours: 120 (36 Lecture, 84 Private Study)  
Requirements: Prerequisite None. Exclusion Maximum of 6.0 units of ENGL at the 100-level.  
Offering Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science  

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Identify and describe a selection of critical approaches to, or pathways through, fiction.
  2. Identify, analyze, and employ the language of literary analysis and close reading when discussing short fiction and novels (e.g., metaphor, irony, pathos, parody, rhetoric, ideology, etc.).
  3. Demonstrate a sound knowledge of grammar, punctuation, diction, and syntax.
  4. Compose original arguments that evaluate, analyze, and synthesize primary texts, and that do so within a structural framework that includes a thesis statement, strong topic sentences, textual evidence, a compelling conclusion, and other characteristics of analytical literary essays.
  5. Demonstrate familiarity with works by diverse authors from around the globe.