Critical Reading

Course Number: 
HSV731
LTP structure: 
1-0-0
Discipline: 
Literature
Credit: 
1.0

Pre-requisite

Course Objective

Will develop an ability to read and critically respond to a variety of verbal texts. It will train students to engage in a close readings of the various textual elements while also paying attention to contextual references. While it will be primarily concerned with literary texts, it will introduce tools of analysis for non-fictional writing and academic writing.

Course Content

The course will introduce students to the tools of critical analysis of a variety of verbal texts – poetry, short stories, essays, non-fiction and academic writing. It will require students to study basic semiotics, and critical terms and study a variety of texts prescribed for the course.
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