ENGL 103 Introduction to Literature

This course introduces students to representative works in fiction, poetry, and drama, in addition to some of the important trends in literary theory. The course affirms the notion that understanding a work of fiction, poetry, and drama enhances the enjoyment of literature, and that reading literature offers a valuable and unique means of apprehending life in its richness and diversity. This course is not only an introduction to critical reading and thinking, but also develops critical writing skills in response to literature.