Women in Literature - ENG 275 at Southside Virginia Community College


Effective: 2022-03-31

Course Description

Examines literary texts by women writers from diverse time periods, genres, and authors. Develops skills of close reading and literary analysis through analysis of texts within their historical, cultural, social, and/or literary contexts. Explores how women's experiences have shaped their literary contributions, the cultural forces affecting their lives, and how they have used writing to shape their cultures. This is a UCGS transfer course.
Lecture 3 hours. Total 3 hours per week.
3 credits

The course outline below was developed as part of a statewide standardization process.

General Course Purpose

ENG 275 introduces traditions in literature by women writers. This course focuses on the skills of close reading, interpretation, and literary analysis.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisite: ENG 112, ENG 113, or departmental approval

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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