Apr 20, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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ENG 2200 - Introduction to Literature and Medicine


Introduces students to analyzing how literary texts, including poetry, drama, fiction and non-fiction prose, and film, construct normative understandings of the human body through representations of medicine, wellness, illness, disability, and death.

Requisites: Tier I English
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 be able to analyze and synthesize literary texts with other materials as well as their own ideas and beliefs.
  • Students will be able to explicate literary tropes and themes as related to medicine, wellness, illness, disability, and death.
  • Students will be able to evaluate literary attempts to understand and interpret themes of medicine, wellness, illness, disability, and death.
  • Students will be able to compose analytical essays on the form, content, and cultural context of literature and medicine.



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