ENG 271D : Introduction to Literature: Genre: Drama



Class Hours

Class Hours3 lecture


"C" or higher in ENG 100.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring (once every 3 semesters)


This course is an introduction to the genre of drama. Using dramatic structure and theory, students will critically analyze selected major works of drama. Course work includes critical thinking skills related to interpreting the significance of the action, characters, themes, and literary devices used by the author. Emphasis is placed on writing, both as a way of discovering ideas and as a way of expressing knowledge of the reading material. Students are expected to be actively engaged in responding to the literature. As students read, discuss, and write about the literature, they should gain a better understanding of themselves and the world they live in.


Diversification: Literatures — DL