ENG 272B : Multiethnic Literatures of Hawai‘i

Credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

"C" or higher in ENG 100.

Semester Offered

Spring

Description

This course explores selected works of multiethnic literatures of Hawai‘i focusing on the interaction between and among cultures as reflected in literature from the 20th century to the present, exploring themes such as cultural knowledge and values, identity, place, responses to change

assimilation and alienation - and postcolonial perspectives and the revival of Native Hawaiian culture. Course work includes critical thinking skills related to interpreting the significance of the action, characters, themes, and literary devices used by authors to convey meaning.

Designations

Diversification: Literatures — DL
Graduation Requirement: Pacific Cultures — PC