WAL: Barbarism

3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Values Courses: Writing About Literature

This course uses critical reading as a foundation for developing critical thinking and writing skills. Reading literary representations of “the barbaric,” from its classical origins as a linguistic category to contemporary representations in the discourse of terrorism, we trace the representation of the “barbarous” other alongside the “civilized” self. Students learn to fashion their own ideas about what they read and to argue those ideas persuasively in writing.

This course replaces ENGL T125

Course Prerequisite

ENGL A205 Writing about Texts , Any of the prerequisites are accepted
ENGL T122 Critical Reading and Writing , Any of the prerequisites are accepted

Course Cross-listing

Course Corequisite