ENG 112 - English Composition II: Writing About Literature

Course Description

ENG 112 is a writing course emphasizing both literature and research that reinforces basic principles of composition learned in ENG 100. The course develops critical thinking through the study of literature and the use of advanced research techniques to write analytical/critical and research essays. Upon successful completion of this course, student should be able to: Demonstrate critical thinking and writing in response to literature. Compose original, thesis-based analytical/critical essays in response to literature. Express ideas logically and clearly using appropriate rhetorical techniques. Analyze fiction, poetry, drama, and other literature using the elements of literature from different critical perspectives. Access and evaluate source material using current information literacy skills. Synthesize source material using MLA documentation in a plagiarism-free, multi-source essay/research paper based on a work of literature. Revise, edit, and proofread to produce final drafts applying formal convention of American English with respect to grammar, mechanics and punctuation.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: ENG 100