||Meets MnTC Goal Areas 6 and 7. This course examines the ways in which culture, ethnicity, religion, class and sexuality distinguish literature written by female authors from different countries and historical periods. Texts will cover a variety of authors and genres, as well as themes, issues and theories specific to literature written by women.
- Identify, describe, and analyze major themes and issues regarding the role of gender in literature.
- Acquire and apply skill in identifying voice, form, structure, and figurative language in literary works.
- Engage in the personal exploration of literature to develop independent interpretation of the works studied.
- Synthesize ideas and examples to develop independent arguments related to the literature studied.
- Apply theories derived from the study of literary criticism of others related to literature written by women.
- Develop understanding of how history, race, culture, class, and sexuality inform the writing of women.
- Draft, revise and present critical written responses to the texts studied.
- Develop interpersonal skills through large and small group discussions related to the texts.
- Gain awareness of the diverse and pluralistic voices present in the literature created by female authors.
|MnTC goal areas:
- (6) The Humanities and Fine Arts
- (7) Human Diversity
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