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