108年第1學期-0147 散文選讀 課程資訊

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選課分析

本課程名額為 35人,已有33人選讀,尚餘名額2人。

評分方式

評分項目 配分比例 說明
Participation 20
Quiz 30
Analytical Essay 20
Final Exam 30

授課教師

吳凱琳

教育目標

By the end of the semester, students will be able to: 1. improve reading comprehension of English prose; 2. understand writers’ ideas and writing strategies; 3. develop critical thinking skills; 4. develop ideas for their own writing; 5. apply writing strategies in personal essays.

課程概述

This course introduces English prose to freshmen and sophomores. Students will read and discuss essays written by well-known writers (e.g., E.B. White, George Orwell, Annie Dillard, Stephen King, Amy Tan). Reading and writing activities are designed to help college readers understand writers’ ideas and writing strategies, and develop critical thinking skills. Through analyzing lively prose models classified by rhetorical strategies and themes, students are guided to read with a writer’s eyes and to write with a reader in mind.

課程資訊

參考書目

The Short Prose Reader (13th ed.) by Gilbert H. Muller and Harvey S. Wiener
The New Yorker
The New York Times