102年第2學期-0114 文學作品導讀（二） 課程資訊
To guide the students to 1) get aquainted with some basic literary knowledge and skills for reading certain representative works penned by the major writers of English. 2) develop a clear understanding of dufferent literary genres and styles. 3) cultivate an interest in exploring the beauty and wisdom conveyed through the masterpieces chosen. 4) be able to contextualize the relationships between a literary piece, its author, and the time in which its written, as well as to analyze them.
To introduce three major western literary genres （fiction, poetry, drama） over a 3-semester course, and to strengthen students in reading, analyzing, and discussing works of literature from a discerning and critical standpoint.
In each of three semesters students are introduced to both representative and non-traditional texts in fiction, poetry and drama respectively. Students read closely, think critically, and evaluate texts chosen to elucidate critical ideas introduced in class. Class meetings include instructor-led textual examination, student-generated discussion, and individual or group presentations of selected works.
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The Norton Introduction to Literature, Shorter 11th Edition, Edited by K. J. Mays