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Georgia State University
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Engl 2130 - American Literature
American Literature Documents

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English 2130 Sample Syllabus 1 Survey of American Literature Syllabus Fall 2000 Professors Office Hours Phone 404 651 2900 English Department E mail Class Meetings Class Materials Text McMichael ed Concise Anthology of American Literature 4th ed Notebook for response log notes portfolio Conceptual Framework The purpose of this Survey of American Literature is to introduce students to a wide range of American authors and genres from the Colonial Period to Contemporary American writing The course will focus on writing as a method to learn about and explore various historical and social contexts within American literature Learning Outcomes General Outcomes identify and explain the fundamental features of the genres of poetry fiction non fiction and drama define key literary terms concepts and implement these in oral written discussion as well as in literary interpretation describe examine and evaluate their own reading practices and oral written critical analyses analyze literature and explain how various components of literature work together to create meaning apply writing and revision as tools for understanding literature and its interpretation Specific Outcome s recognize and describe American literary history as chronological developmental moving through time periods and generic thematic recognize and interpret relationships between American literature and its literary history and culture Plagiarism Plagiarism occurs when a student submits work not his or her own This includes copying from printed materials or from other people s work without giving credit to the original author The policy on Academic Honesty can be found in the Georgia State University Catalog Attendance Students are expected to attend class and participate fully in all activities Students who miss more than four classes during the semester may be withdrawn The semester Midpoint is October 13 2000 English Majors English Majors are reminded that the English Department requests a portfolio of your



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