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2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENL 388 - Literary Methods

Credits 3.00
Requirements: Prerequisite: ENL 102, ENL 258; ENL 259 preferred
Topics-based research and writing methods course for literary studies. The course develops students’ skills in literary analysis, argument, and research-based writing. Topics are used to introduce students to evaluative and critical reading and writing practices in literary studies, with a primary focus on developing research and writing skills, from proposing and revising fruitful research questions and topics, to exploring different lines of inquiry, to conducting various types of literary research, to understanding and critiquing secondary and primary sources, and ultimately to dev eloping individual research-based literary analyses. A key focus is on writing, revision, and original inquiry. ENL 388 counts for US 1C and is required of all literature majors.