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ENG 246: Survey of American Literature (Pierce-Loudoun)

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Survey of American Literature

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Description: ENG 246 examines American literary traditions and texts from diverse time periods, genres, and authors. Analyzes literary works within their historical, cultural, social, and/or literary contexts. Emphasizes skills of close reading. Develops critical thinking and interpretive skills through discussion, interpretation, and analysis of these texts.

Purpose: ENG 246 introduces students to texts and traditions within American literature. This course requires close reading, interpretation, and analysis. 

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