English 1302 (Gothic Literature)
Course Prerequisites: English 1301
Description: English 1302 presents the principal genres of literature—fiction, poetry, and drama—with a focus on Gothic elements in conjunction with research techniques.
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama, 10th edition Kennedy & Gioia, Pearson Longman Publishing Co.
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to demonstrate:
The ability to read assigned literary works from the three literary genres studied;
The ability to complete writing assignments equivalent to two-three analytical papers from different genres;
Competence in the analysis and interpretation of literature from each of the three genres; and
Knowledge of key literary and research terms and techniques, including MLA documentation.
The ability to complete exams from each literary genre and to participate in study groups and class discussions
The ability to identify Gothic elements present in a work of literature.
Three-five exams (including the final exam*)
Two-three research essays (MLA Style)
*(Failure to complete the final may result in a failing grade for the course)