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ENG 201 - Shakespeare

4 Credit(s)

One scholar suggests that Shakespeare's works "remain the outward limit of human achievement"; they fascinate us because we "cannot catch up to them." Nevertheless, we will have fun running after them. This survey explores the works of Shakespeare, covering 3-5 plays and at least one sonnet each term. Instructors might divide the plays by theme, genre, or chronology. ENG 201 may include Romeo and Juliet.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Read and interpret works of Shakespeare at both a literal and figurative level
2. Use critical and interpretive frameworks to investigate contextual meanings of Shakespeare's plays
3. Identify and discuss themes, issues, and language conventions in a variety of plays
4. Examine cultural values reflected in the works of Shakespeare as written and produced
5. Use textual evidence to support interpretive claims about Shakespeare's works
6. Contribute to collaborative learning through formal and informal writing and discussion forums and/or creative projects



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