ENG 230 - American Literature - Shaping the Ideal

Course Description

This course is a survey of American literature from its colonial beginnings to 1865, with the emphasis on the study of major figures. Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to: Identify various characteristics of periods in American literature from colonial times to the Civil War. Identify various kinds of American literature. Indicate his/her interpretation of a poem or a passage from a poem in American literature of the period. Discuss some basic issues treated in the American essay, short story and novel.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3


Course Prerequisites: ENG 112