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Catalog 2020-2021 
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ENG 238 - Environmental Literature and Writing (3 credit hours)

Offered in Winter Term-Odd years only (3-0-0)
An introduction to major genres of literature: particularly personal essay, short story, and poetry. This course considers elements of literature including plot, structure, characterization, symbolism, and conflict. Emphasis is on developing a fundamental understanding and enjoyment of literature with a focus on the literary tradition of environmentally conscious writing. The course will help students develop critical perspectives regarding the environment in past and present contexts, considering historical and cultural attitudes toward the environment.  Writing will be assigned as journal entries, creative responses and four finished essays.
PREREQUISITE(S): Successful completion of ENG 111  
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