On Reading Well

Winter
Winter 2017
Olympia
Olympia
Evening
Evening
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
25% Reserved for Freshmen
4
Credits per quarter

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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 . Our overall goal is to become more resourceful, effective, and insightful readers.

Our winter texts will include Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre , Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 , and Muriel Spark's The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie .

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

Humanities, literature, education.

4

Credits per quarter

Fields of study: 
Online learning:
  • No Required Online Learning - No access to web tools required. Any web tools provided are optional.
Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
25% Reserved for Freshmen
Evening

Scheduled for: Evening

Advertised schedule:

Thursday, 5:30-9:30p. First meeting is Thursday, January 12, 5:30p, in Seminar 2 B2109.

Located in: Olympia