Dec 10, 2022  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog
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EGL-1020 Composition II: Writing About Literature

Credits 3
Second semester composition using literature as the subject for discussion and writing. Study various kinds of literature (e.g., drama, poetry, short story).
Prerequisite(s): EGL-1010 with grade of C or higher.
Course Outcomes
  1. Formulate restricted, unified, and precise thesis statements for analytical essays about literary texts.
  2. Organize essay content into introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs.
  3. Construct unified, coherent, and well-developed paragraphs with precise topic sentences.
  4. Apply grammar and usage rules correctly.
  5. Apply basic literary terms in the genres of poetry, fiction, or drama (for example, theme, imagery, rhythm, figurative language, tone, character, plot, etc.).
  6. Synthesize multiple sources into a research-based essay to support its thesis.
  7. Accurately integrate sources through summary, paraphrase, or direct quotation.
  8. Properly document sources through in-text parenthetical and end-of-text bibliographic documentation according to MLA style in order to avoid plagiarism.

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