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2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2021-2022 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENGL 340 - Critical Theory of Literature

Units: 4
Examination and application of major critical approaches to literary analysis and interpretation.

Equivalent Quarter Course: ENGL 3080.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. explain the origins and underlying social and political assumptions of literary theory;
  2. identify different theories and explain their terminology;
  3. critique strengths and weaknesses of different theories and their application to literature;
  4. use critical theory in written interpretations of literature;
  5. apply appropriate theories to analyze literature and culture.

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