Understand and properly apply the tools of literary analysis, as well as critical and philosophical concepts which may apply to Lusophone literary texts.
Aesthetic Constructs, Genres, and Context
Recognize aesthetic constructs, genre differences and similarities, ideological trends, and historical contexts.
Write essays in Portuguese, including one final research paper, that demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the use of language and literary criticism.
Literary Study Skills
Develop the habits and skills for Portuguese literary study that inspire continued learning.