English 231 | American Literature I

ENG 231

The study of American Literature through the following time periods:
Beginnings – 1700, 1700-1820, 1820-1865

Course Information

Course Description

This course covers selected works in American literature from its beginnings to 1865. Emphasis is on historical background, cultural context, and literary analysis of selected prose, poetry, and drama. Upon completion, students should be able to interpret, analyze, and respond to literary works in their historical and cultural contexts. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for the general education core requirement in humanities/fine arts.

Intended Audience

Second year JCC students and those in need of a 200 level WIC class.

Course Prerequisites