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2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-20 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EN 490 The Text, the Critic and the World


This is the Capstone course for senior English majors.

The students will explore contemporary literary theory and cultural criticism while completing a thesis-length literary analysis. The course requires heavy revision, extensive library research, an understanding of how to use and create scholarship, and familiarity with Literary Theory. By the end of the semester, the student will have a completed senior thesis. This project will be presented at the University-wide thesis reading day held each spring.

Prerequisite: Prerequisites: EN 199  , EN 320 , EN 321 , EN 322 , EN 323  (or two of these surveys for ENCW majors), and senior standing. Any exceptions require permission of both the instructor and the Department chair.