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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ENG 215 - Latino/a Literature

4 Credit(s)

This is an introductory course to Latinx literature that will examine some of the major issues that have influenced its development beginning with the contact between European and pre-Columbian cultures. Students will also read some of the major voices in Latin American literature in order to examine how their work anticipates many of the issues facing contemporary Latinx writers in the United States.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Analyze a variety of literature in terms of theme, symbolism and cultural contexts
2. Understanding Latinx literature within a global literary and political context
3. Distinguish between connotation and denotation and demonstrate how connotative language shapes major parts of the selected novels and poetry
4. Demonstrate ability to use interpretive frameworks to investigate contextual meanings of literature

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