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American Literature: Historical Fiction ENG 110
Varies; offered as a stand alone proficiency examination or self-study format.
April 2023 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define historical fiction and its purpose; recognize what a literary theme is and how to identify a theme; assess the significance of a character and how the character relates to an American historical novel’s theme; determine how to analyze a historical novel’s structure, setting, style, and imagery; and identify a range of literary devices employed in American historical fiction.
Course topics include literary styles and themes within the context of American historical fiction. Students will learn how to analyze and interpret American historical fiction, including character analysis, structure, setting, style, and imagery. Forms of assessment include a multiple choice exam along with an essay assignment.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree, 3 semester hours in American Literature (2/23).