May 08, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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ENG 2010 - Introduction to Prose Fiction and Nonfiction

Introduces students to the different forms of fiction and non-fiction prose (novels, short stories, essays, life-writing) as they have developed and changed over time. Students will acquire and deploy a critical vocabulary in learning to read and analyze these texts.

Requisites: ENG 1510 or 1610 or 151A or 152 or 153 or 153A or 153B
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will become familiar with major authors and texts that contributed to the development of these genres.
  • Students will create analytical essays on the form, content, and cultural context of different types of prose.
  • Students will develop a sophisticated critical and theoretical vocabulary for analysis of literary prose.
  • Students will employ interpretive strategies appropriate to the reading of novels, short stories, essays, and life-writing.
  • Students will learn to identify different forms of fiction and non-fiction prose in their historical/cultural context.

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