2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    
    Dec 05, 2022  
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ENGL 239 World Literature (5 credits)



Distribution Area Fulfilled Humanities; General Transfer Elective
Course Description
Explores the rich diversity of world cultures through fiction, poetry and drama.

Student Outcomes
1.Identify the elements that comprise the literary genres of poetry, fiction, drama, and the essay.
2.Read and interpret representative works of literature.
3.Explain how literary genres, trends, and themes are elements of cultural history.
4.Analyze the representation of specific cultural groups in world literature.
5.Explore how literature and its contexts are relevant to contemporary people, issues and, problems.
6.Analyze works of literature using various approaches to literary criticism.
7.Write one or more literary analyses that develop and support a thesis related to course readings and content.
8.Use research skills to locate information relevant to the course content.
9.Research, write, and document a project that critically engages the course content.



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