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ENGL 207 Native American Literature (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
Native American Literature: its themes, issues, symbols, application to personal, family, and regional cultures.

Student Outcomes
1.Recognize and discuss past and present stereotypes of Native Americans.
2.Discuss the diversity, as well as the shared beliefs and experiences, of Native American literature and cultures.
3.Analyze the influence of Euro-American colonialism on Native American history, cultures, and literature.
4.Compare Euro-American and Native American perceptions of nature, land, spirituality, family.
5.Explain the importance of language and storytelling in Native American cultures.
6.Analyze how literary elements—voice, imagery, metaphor, symbolism, plot, irony, etc.—work together to create meaning in a work of literature.
7.Recognize literary conventions and apply them to the study of Native American literature.



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