Writing About Literature

Writing About Literature
Methods of literary interpretation. Reading, writing, and research skills integral to the literary analysis expected in German major or minor courses.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteFills GE Advanced Written and Oral Communication requirement.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining GERM 340
Course Outcomes

Articulating Interpretive Ideas

Articulate their interpretive ideas in class discussions, written assignments and class presentations. (Class discussions, homework, presentations) [Outcomes 3, 5]

Analyzing Theoretical and Literary Texts

Deeply analyze theoretical and literary texts of varying genres, critically asking questions of the texts in order to produce their own individual interpretation. (Homework, class discussions, final paper) [Outcome 5]

Library and Online Research

Conduct serious library and online research and build a correct bibliography on the topic of their seminar paper. (Homework, final paper) [Outcome 3]

Seminar Paper

Write an original, significant, persuasive seminar paper which interprets some aspect of a text from the class readings, and which is presented in correct MLA format. (Homework, final paper) [Outcomes 3, 5]