English Studies (ENGL) - How to Read Prose Fiction

ENGL 2743  How to Read Prose Fiction


Any 15 credits


Three hours of lecture per week or equivalent for a total of 12 hours.




Students learn and use the skills of close reading to analyze at least one paragraph-length passage from a larger work of prose fiction. They identify literary devices that contribute to meaning. They learn to analyze and explicate the relationship of a selected passage of a text to the text as a whole. They learn to transfer their skills to the analysis of other passages of prose fiction on sight.

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