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

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ENG 106_H - Introduction to Literature: Poetry-Honors

4 Credit(s)

This course will present to the student a wide range of poetry from various time periods and cultures. Course work will involve students in the consideration of poetic technique and expression. Theme, structure, and style will be emphasized, as well as the elements of poetry. At the discretion of the Instructor, students may also be required to participate in creative writing assignments to gain insight into the nature of poetry. This honors class delves deeper into course topics and requires a high level of student motivation; the pace may be faster than non-honors courses. See lanecc.edu/honors for information. Students cannot receive credit for both ENG 106_H and ENG 106.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Distinguish between connotation and denotation and demonstrate how the connotative language helps shape major points of a literary text (poem, story, play)

2. Demonstrate an ability to read works of poetry at both a literal and figurative level

3. Use effective oral and written communication including at least one formal essay to express literary interpretations and evaluations developed independently and/or collaboratively

4. Produce a significant amount of interpretive and analytical writing using well-selected textual and other evidence

5. Utilize MLA, APA, or equivalent standard style sheet documentation when needed, and edited Standard American English

6. Develop and be able to demonstrate a scholarly relationship to poetry, in both it's intellectual and emotional aspects

7. Understand and be able to apply poetic terms and devices such as voices, diction, word choice imagery, symbols, rhythm and meter, figures of speech

8. Develop and be able to demonstrate an awareness of the ways in which many types of human experience relate to poetry

9. Develop and be able to demonstrate an awareness of many recognized poets from diverse backgrounds

10. Demonstrate ability to use interpretive frameworks to investigate contextual meanings of literature

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