Introduction to Literature

Course Description

This course is a fundamental overview of literature for those who love to read and for those who have previously been intimidated by literature courses. It teaches terminology of the four major genres of literature, (poetry, drama, short story and the novel) and the literary movements that have shaped these genres from the Classicism of Aristotle to the Anti-realism of MTV. This course stresses easy techniques for effectively answering essay questions, for writing papers for literature courses, and for more efficient studying.