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ENGL 285: Text and Context

Term: Spring Fall

Credits: 4

Degree Requirements: F2i F4

This course assists prospective majors and minors in acquiring the necessary tools for middle- and upper-division classes in English.
Each seminar will focus on the necessary skills for reading literary texts, the development of critical argument, and the ability to situate
the text in relation to significant contexts. Such contexts might include a text’s historical and cultural circumstances, or its situation
within the wider history or discipline of literary studies. Not open to seniors.

Prerequisites: First-Year Writing Seminar First-Year Writing Seminar: Daily Themes, or permission of the instructor