On Reading Well
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This course will help students to develop clearer and more comprehensive understandings of literary texts, as well as to forge a more rewarding relationship with reading in general. In a supportive group environment, students will explore a range of reading strategies, including textual analysis, background research, response and summary writing, and recitation. Then they will apply these tools to an in-depth study of several works of nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature . Titles under consideration for Fall 2016 include Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice and Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 . Our overall goal is to become more resourceful, effective, and insightful readers.
This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:
humanities and education.
Class Size: 25
25% Reserved for Freshmen
Scheduled for: Evening
Thu 5:30-9:30p. First class meeting Thur, September 29, 5:30pm, Seminar 2 B3109.
Located in: Olympia