Section 1: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-4:45 PM

Section 2: Tuesday and Thursday 5:00-6:15 PM

Professor: Lupe Linares

This course offers students a variety of methods for critically reading and writing about literature. Students will hone skills in close reading, learn a variety of theoretical approaches to literature, and engage with bodies of literary scholarship in order to join ongoing conversations about the texts we are studying. We will examine an assortment of genres, including poetry, short fiction, literary nonfiction, and novels. Students will complete a variety of formal and informal writing assignments, including in-class writing, reading journals, shorter, formal analysis papers, and a longer research paper.