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Nobuko Yamasaki
C LIT 240
Seattle Campus

Writing in Comparative Literature

Comparative approach to literature and a workshop in writing comparative papers in English. Emphasis on cross-cultural comparison of literary works. Readings in English with an option to read selected texts in the original languages Offered: AWSp.

Class description

Student learning goals

Our goal is to learn how to write well constructed critical essays on various works of literature and film. We will explore and examine how to articulate our thoughts into logical and coherent arguments and support them with persuasive evidences. We will also study how to review and edit writings of others and revise our own writings into polished products.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Nobuko Yamasaki
Date: 10/17/2012